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You can only claim your State Pension when you have reached your State Pension age and this will depend on your date of birth.

Historically the State Pension was 60 for women and 65 for men. This started to change in April 2010 as women’s State Pension age began to increase - in stages from 60 to 65 to bring them in line with men.

State Pension age is currently 66 and two further increases are currently set out in legislation: a gradual rise to 67 for those born on or after 1960; and a gradual rise to 68 between 2044 and 2046 for those born on or after April 1977. The first Review of State Pension age was undertaken in 2017 and concluded that the next Review should consider whether the increase to age 68 should be brought forward to 2037-39 before tabling any changes to legislation.

To find out your State Pension age go to: www.gov.uk/calculate-state-pension

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