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DWP Wins Appeal In State Pension Credit Eligibility Dispute

Law360, London (May 16, 2019, 5:05 PM BST) -- An appeals court on Thursday ruled in favor of the U.K.’s Department for Work and Pensions over the assessment of income from a personal pension plan, after concluding that the lower court failed in its interpretation of the State Pension Credit Regulations.

The Court of Appeal’s judgment upholds the department’s decision in February 2015 to take into account the notional weekly sum Ian Keith Goulding could receive from his personal pension plan, when assessing whether he was eligible for state pension credit. He had built up the plan with a company in the Aviva group, the ruling said.

In allowing DWP's...

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