State Retirement Pensions

(asked on 15th May 2020) - View Source

Question to the Department for Work and Pensions:

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent discussions she has had with Cabinet colleagues on the future of the triple lock on state pensions.


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Guy Opperman Portrait
Guy Opperman
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Work and Pensions)
This question was answered on 26th May 2020

The Secretary of State has not had any recent discussions with her Cabinet colleagues on the future of the triple lock on state pensions.

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