State Pensions: Stay at home mums no longer penalised

Work and Pensions Secretary, Iain Duncan-Smith, has announced that stay at home mums will no longer be penalised when the time comes to draw their State Pension. At present many stay at home mums, as well as carers, do not qualify for a full State Pension as they have not paid National Insurance contributions for the required 30 years. However, under new reforms it seems as though both groups will now qualify for a full State Pension. Flat rate State Pension from 2015...