Statement on the state pension age: 8 February 2018

08 February 2018

Guy Opperman, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Pensions and Financial Inclusion, made a statement in the House of Commons on the state pension age. The statement was a response to an Opposition Day debate.

The statement was responded to by Jack Dromey MP.

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