Pensions  

Govt pledges to honour triple lock for rest of parliament

In the same month, former pensions minister Ros Altmann said pensioners faced “a perfect storm” in winter as they struggled to keep up with rising energy and food prices but their pensions failed to keep up to help with the costs.

She called for the government to increase the take-up of the state pension top up, and make it available to more households.

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