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Mineworkers’ Pension Scheme (PO-24351)

Complainant: Mr D
Topic: Misquote/misinformation
Ref: PO-24351
Outcome: Not upheld
Respondent: Coal Pension Trustees
Type: Pension complaint or dispute

Ombudsman’s Determination


I do not uphold Mr D’s complaint and no further action is required by the Trustees.

My reasons for reaching this decision are explained in more detail below.

Complaint summary

Mr D complains that the Trustees did not inform him that the early retirement pension available to him from the MPS since June 2009 would affect his means-tested State benefits. As a result, Mr D considers that he has suffered a significant financial loss.

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