Rising state pension age: you may never retire

Sarah Coles
George Osborne
George Osborne

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The rising state pension age already looks horrifying. Anyone retiring after 2020 will have to wait until at least the age of 66. However, this is just the beginning. The government has already laid out its plans for further rises, and on Thursday will reveal exactly how it intends to link the state pension age to longevity in future.

So what can we expect, and why?