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”