Changes to state pension age: what is the new state pension age?

The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions has announced that the proposed increase to state pension age (to 68) will be brought forward to 2037 from 2044.

Your date of birth

Current state pension age

If this change is brought in

On or before 5 April 1970

67

67

Between 6 April 1970 and 5 April 1978

67

Between 67 years and 1 month, and 68 years, depending on your date of birth

After 6 April 1978

68

68