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State pension in shock £1BN shortfall: 134k pensioners owed £9k each in huge DWP error

Posted: September 21, 2021 at 10:22 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

STATE pension payment issues have plagued the Department for Work and Pensions in recent months, as the Government detailed around 134,000 pensioners have received less than they are entitled to. These underpayments equate to over £1billion in missed payments and analysis of the details showed the underpayments were the result of “repeated human errors” over many years, some level of which was almost inevitable given the complex rules and high degree of manual review necessary when assessing claims, according to a National Audit Office review.
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