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Increase at state pension age

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If you reached State Pension Age (SPA) before 6 April 2016, payment of the increases to your pension may be shared between Merseyside Pension Fund and the government (DWP). Your pension may comprise of two elements: Guaranteed Minimum Pension (GMP) and pension in excess of GMP. A GMP applies if you were a Scheme member between 6 April 1978 and 5 April 1997 and have reached SPA.