Coronavirus: council service information and advice

Information about changes to council services as a result of coronavirus

The rules for pension credit for couples of different ages are changing on 15 May.  

Couples of different ages will no longer be eligible to apply for pension credit until the youngest person in the couple reaches retirement age.  

From 15 May, mixed age couples who are not already claiming Pension Credit or Housing Benefit will only be able to make a claim for Universal Credit.

 If you or your partner is over pension age, and the other is working age, check now if you are entitled to Pension Credit or Housing Benefit, before the rules change on 15 or by contact Advice Portsmouth on 023 9279 4340 or Age UK Portsmouth 023 9288 3500 or visit search 'pension credit' for more information.