Osborne defends raising state pension age

Britain's state pension system faced collapse if action had not been taken to raise the age at which people will be able to retire, George Osborne has claimed. yesterday he announced it would be raised to 68 in the mid-2030s and 69 in the late-2040s.

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Teen 'not very pleased' with retirement age changes

The Government has said that future changes in the pension age will be based on the principle that workers should expect to spend about one-third of their adult lives, on average, in retirement.

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