On average, women in retirement have 55% lower pension income than men.
“Thousands of women in Orkney and Shetland have been adversely affected by the pension changes brought in by the Liberal-Tory coalition in 2011. “
“We did not deserve to be punished in this way, women put so much into society in so many unseen and often unappreciated ways”
“The Tory’s government’s approach to the UK’s elderly population and state pension policy has been cruel and callous.”
“Mr Carmichael omitted to mention that he was part of the Coalition Government, in 2011,that unjustly brought about a second amendment to the pensionable age of the WASPI women”
“This is wonderful news, and the culmination of a couple of years of lobbying”
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“the value of the state pension is not any longer maintained.”