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Getting information on your entitlement

Getting information on your entitlement

Some calculations about your entitlement are easier than others

calculatorThe basis for working out Basic State Pension and Single Tier Pension is relatively straightforward, but the system for calculating Additional State Pensions and deductions made for contracted out service is exceptionally convoluted.

In the government’s own words “these complex rules have made calculating or forecasting a person’s Additional State Pension entitlement difficult.”

Whichever of these systems applies to you, the following official online resources might be useful:

Latest pensions documents


Pension tax relief teleconference - December 2017   info
Recording of teleconference on pension tax relief held in December 2017.

Letter to Pensions Minister re State Pension Age review   info
Letter to Guy Opperman MP about proposed change to principle underpinning future reviews of State Pension Age that would result in higher State Pension Age for millions of people.

Prospect Response Civil Service DC Pensions Provider Consultation   info
Response to Cabinet Office's consultation on the appoint Legal & General as the sole provider for Civil Service's defined contribution pension schemes.

Prospect submission to Pension Freedoms inquiry   info
Submission to Work and Pensions Select Committee Inquiry into pension freedoms.

Prospect submission on defined contribution arrangements to NDA Pension Forum   info
Prospect submission on defined contribution arrangements to NDA Pension Forum