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My work is here in the UK on a spouse visa. Since about 6 months ago she has been working 2 hours a day in the kitchens of a local state school. Her employer is the county council. Her salary is not huge, as a consequence she pays no tax or national insurance. She contributes to the local government pension scheme, the county council pays employer contributions. Is she eventually going to eligible for the state pension. Will she need to work X number of years to qualifying?
 

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Read the following document to see if your wife will qualify:

https://www.gov.uk/state-pension/overview

It depends on what has been paid in NIC and for how long, also whether she can qualify under your contributions.
 

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State pension rules are changing and those who may get pension from April next year will need:
Contributing or being credited with NI for at least 10 years;
To be credited with NI contributions, you have to earn a minimum of £5824 a year.
So it looks she doesn't earn enough to gain credit towards state pension.
 
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