Have you seen this petition? What do you think?
"The government must do more ensure approximately 237,000 carers receive National Insurance (NI) credits to their state pension. It's estimated that as many as 95% of the 250,000 carers who could get Carer's Credits are not receiving them. They may retire on a lower state pension as a result.
Figures from 2015 showed only 5% of eligible carers were receiving Carer's Credits: gov.uk/government/news/pens...
The estimate of only 5% of the estimated 250,000 eligible carers claiming Carer's Credit was provided by DWP from the Family Resources Survey 2014-15, published in June 2016."