How is the state pension age changing?
From now on, all changes to the state pension age will be applied to men and women in the same way.
The Government is set to continue raising the state pension age for those born on or after 6 December 1953.
The state pension age will start to increase from the current age of 65 from December this year, and will be 66 for both men and women by October 2020.
The state pension age for both men and women is then set to increase again to 67 between 2026 and 2028 – seven years earlier than originally planned – and to 68 between 2044 and 2046 (though this change is currently being reviewed).
Check the Government’s state pension timetable to find out when you’ll qualify for the state pension.