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Independent Age advice with Financial Issues including Pension Credit to top up your low income

Pension Credit
Pension Credit can top up your low income if you’ve reached State Pension age. It’s worth checking if you’re eligible as it can help unlock many other benefits you may be entitled to, such as reduced Council Tax and free dental treatment and sight tests etc.

Changes for TV licence if your are over 75
With changes to the BBC TV licence fee coming into force from 1 August 2020, you can only apply for a free TV licence if you’re 75 and over and you’re getting Pension Credit. Find out how to claim Pension Credit on the Independent Age website:-


Independent Age cover many important issues for the older generation. Please look on their website and follow links for comprehensive advice and assistance.

Lisa Ray
CSPA General Secretary