14/03/2012

- State Pension Changes

The Department of Social Protection has prepared an information pack relating to the changes being implemented this year and next year in respect of the State pension transition/contributory and widow’s, widower’s and surviving civil partner’s contributory pension.

The relevant representative organisations were consulted and their feedback and input was invaluable in preparing the documentation in the Information Pack. 
The Information Pack contains 3 documents summarising the changes and 2 documents containing frequently asked questions (FAQs) as follows;
• Changes to State pension (transition) and State pension (contributory ) 2012
• Increase in pensionable age and discontinuance of State pension (transition)
• Changes to the widow’s, widower’s, surviving civil partner’s contributory pension 2012/13
• State pension (transition) and State pension ( contributory) Frequently Asked Questions
• Widow’s, widower’s, surviving civil partner’s contributory pension Frequently Asked Questions

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