Women from all over the country joined together in a demonstration in Glasgow last Saturday to protest changes to the qualifying age for the state pension, which had been altered with little or no warning.
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According to new data from HMRC, a total of 264,000 savers withdrew £1.9 billion from their pensions during the last quarter (Q4) of 2018 - up 26 per cent on the same period the previous year. However, the research found the amount that was getting withdrawn from a pension had fallen by 30.5% from 2016.
From the 15th May 2019, pensioners who live together as a couple will only be able to make a new claim for pension credit if both partners are over the state pension age – a change which could cost some £7,000 per year.