A state pension for the 21st century
4 April 2011
The Government is holding a consultation on proposals for simplifying the State Pension system
The consultation includes two options:
- to speed up the transition to a two tier flat rate pension; or
- to create a single tier flat rate pension above the Pension Credit standard minimum guarantee.
The period of the consultation is from 4 April 2011 to 24 June 2011.