Pensioner poverty

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Baroness Ros Altmann: Women assuming they would get pension at 60, ‘now have nothing to live on’

Baroness Ros Altmann: Women assuming they would get pension at 60, ‘now have nothing to live on’

Baroness Ros Altmann: Women ‘now have nothing to live on' after pension age rise

Baroness Ros Altmann has said that women who were expecting to get their pension at 60, ‘now have nothing to live on’, as from Tuesday women in the UK begin to qualify for their state pensions at the same age as men – which is currently 65.

Monday, December 4, 2017

Monday, December 4, 2017

Poverty progress at risk of reversing back 20 years

Joseph Rowntree Foundation research finds that 30% of children and 16% of pensioners live in poverty

Poverty progress at risk of reversing back 20 years

Currently, 30% of children and 16% of pensioners live in poverty in the United Kingdom.