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He explained: “The review will determine when future retirees can expect to receive their state pension.

“Recent data suggests life expectancy improvements have stalled, which some will argue means state pension age increases should be scaled back – or even cancelled altogether.

“But those downward shifts in life expectancy projections, in part a result of the pandemic, come after decades of rapidly rising longevity.

“During that period, the state pension age of women has risen by six years – mostly to make it equal with the men’s state pension age – while for men it has risen by just one year.”

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