State pension: Receive the Adult Dependency Increase? You need to take note of this date

BASIC STATE PENSION is a version of state pension that can be received by people born before certain dates. For people who will be or are receiving this pension it may be possible to also receive an additional payment called the Adult Dependency Increase if they have a spouse or partner who is a dependent. However, this additional payment will be scrapped very soon.

TV licence row: Scrapping free BBC licences will spark ‘chaos’ for pensioners – warning

PENSIONERS will be dragged through the courts amid confusion over TV licences, campaigners said last night. MPs, peers and charities warned there was no way the BBC could discover who was eligible to pay – with just 100 days to go until most over-75s lose their free perk.