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Thousands of people could be missing out on nearly £175 a week from DWP

WalesOnline reports.Pension credit tops up your weekly income if it’s below £173.75 for single people, or £265.20 for couples.The charity's report says that low uptake of the benefit creates significant knock-on effects for the NHS and social care.Deborah Alsina, chief executive of Independent Age, said urgent action was needed to improve the number of people claiming pension credit.“What we can see from this report is that ensuring the poorest pensioners have a livable income is not only the..

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