The High Court state pension loss highlights the female funding crisis

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Wake up call for all women as millions risk old age poverty

handled the changes and the way they were communicated, the campaigners believe, constituted discrimination on sex and age grounds. They had called on the government to pay back the difference in the retirement income they had expected, which could have totalled £40,000 per person. But the High Court this week ruled that the rise was not discriminatory.

 

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W.A.S.P. stands for white Anglo-saxon prodestant

Huh? Women's state pensions have been unequal - in their favour - since their inception. Now, after two decades of adjustment, they are finally equal with men, they're complaining? As so often is the case, when presented with equality, these 'equality' campaigners don't like it.

I’m one of the worst affected - I’m about £40,000 out of pocket but start picking mine up shortly. The suits have won. 🤬

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