Department for Work and Pensions – still misleading the public on the huge gap between men and women pensioners
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In May this year Which? Money published the results of access the consumer organisation had to the entire Department for Work and Pension database on pensions. The headline result press released by Which ? Money here was that women are worse off now than men by a staggering £29,000 over a 20 year old period.
The disclosure led Harry Rose, Which? Money editor, to warn : “Our evidence shows how variable people’s state pension payments still are. Many pensioners will be shocked by the differences in average payouts to men and women and those qualifying under the old and new systems.”
The issue is worth raising because just last week the Department of Work and Pensions published its annual report ( more to come in a future…
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