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Parliament returned, yesterday, following conference season. I was eager to press the pensions minister on WASPI women as nothing was mentioned by the Government during their conference on how they will help all the women born in the 1950’s who are seeing their pensions drastically changed.

I reminded the minister that I, and a group of cross-party MPs, have a Bill which is due to be read in April 2018 that seeks to put right the wrongs of this Government. I wanted assurances that the Government will adopt our Bill. However, the minister refused saying that the Government will keep pressing on with this calamitous measure which is placing so many constituents in Delyn in financial and mental pressure. I will continue to campaign with the WASPI women for a fair deal, irrespective of the ministers poor response.

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WASPI Bill

Today I helped to create a new Private Members Bill in Parliament to ensure that women who have been financially hurt by the State Pension Age changes can finally get justice.

I have long campaigned alongside WASPI – Women Against State Pension Inequality. This grassroots campaign has members up and down the country who are going to be unfairly hit by the changes in the state pension age.

In the mid-1990s the then Conservative Government introduced legislation to make bring the State Pension Age of women come into line with men. However, many women were not notified of the increase in their state pension age until very recently, leaving them with very little time to prepare for the change in the law. This has caused much stress and anxiety for people in planning their retirement. Read more “WASPI Bill”

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Today, I will submit petitions collected in Delyn which call on the Government to implement transitionary arrangements for those being hit by the increase in the State Pension Age.

I have long campaigned alongside WASPI – Women Against State Pension Inequality. This grassroots campaign has members up and down the country who are going to be unfairly hit by the changes in the state pension age.

In the mid-1990s the then Conservative Government introduced legislation to make bring the State Pension Age of women come into line with men. However, many women were not notified of the increase in their state pension age until very recently, leaving them with very little time to prepare for the change in the law. This has caused much stress and anxiety for people in planning their retirement. Read more “Submitting the WASPI Petition”

By David Hanson MP / Latest News / / 0 Comments

I will be presenting petitions gathered and collected by WASPI campaigners to parliament on the 11th October 2016.

In the mid-1990s the then Conservative Government introduced legislation to make bring the State Pension Age of women come into line with men. However, many women were not notified of the increase in their state pension age until very recently, leaving them with very little time to prepare for the change in the law. Read more “Date set to present WASPI Petition to Parliament”