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missing state pension

Well, this has never happened before. My state pension is paid directly into my savings account every Monday, except when there's a bank holiday when it's paid the previous Friday.

Not there today!

I wonder why this is - does it happen often and I've just been lucky up until now, or should I panic and call DWP? Luckily I'm not reliant on it being there dead on time but if I were, I'd be in trouble.


  • missilemissile Forumite
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    If you don't need the cash, I would not panic until say Friday.
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  • seven-day-weekendseven-day-weekend Forumite
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    I also have mine paid weekly on a Monday and mine is in.
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  • irisiris Forumite
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    This happened to me once. Ring now to find out what is happening.

    In my case I was told they were reviewing my state pension. It turned out that I had been receiving the wrong amount! A letter did turn up later.

    I eventually received my 'reviewed' amount backdated with interest paid (they had apparently made a mistake with my original calculation).
  • ErrataErrata Forumite
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    This happened to me once about a year ago. I rang the Pensions Service and told them I wasn't dead! They sorted it out at the speed of light, but I never found out why it happened. Give them a ring.
    .................:)....I'm smiling because I have no idea what's going on ...:)
  • chesky369chesky369 Forumite
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    Been out all day and just checked again. It's arrived, so I guess they just had a lie-in this morning!
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