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TOPIC: does esa stop with old age pension

does esa stop with old age pension 2 weeks 2 days ago #239782

hello if you are on esa when you reach old age pension age, (in my case 66yrs) what happens exactly, how does your benefits change. thank you

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does esa stop with old age pension 2 weeks 2 days ago #239795

magpiejoe

Yes, your ESA stops and is replaced by your State Pension.

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does esa stop with old age pension 2 weeks 2 days ago #239808

Amount of money stays about the same .
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does esa stop with old age pension 2 weeks 2 days ago #239822

Hi magpiejoe08

The amount of state pension depends on NI contributions. The Pension Act 2014 introduced a new state pension. This only applies if you reach pension age on or after 06/04/2016. The new state pension is called 'New Single Tier Pension' www.gov.uk/new-state-pension/what-youll-get

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