State Pension  

State pension to rise by 3.1% in April as inflation dips slightly

“However, if inflation continues to surge in the coming months, there’s a concern the 3.1 per cent increase may fall short of cost of living increases come April 2022. 

“With many pensioners heavily reliant on their state pension, and disproportionately affected by increased heating costs from the global energy squeeze, many could feel ‘left out in the cold’.”

amy.austin@ft.com

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