However, the DWP has confirmed from April 12 state pensions will rise by 2.5 percent, adding over £200 to payouts.
Regardless of what a person will get, it should be noted state pensions will not be paid automatically, they’ll need to be claimed.
If a person chooses not to claim their state pension when they reach retirement age it will automatically be deferred.
If a state pension is deferred, the payments can be boosted even beyond the “full” amount when they’re eventually claimed.
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