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State Pension Age (Women)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 11:33 am on 7th January 2016.

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Photo of Yvonne Fovargue Yvonne Fovargue Shadow Minister (Business, Innovation and Skills) 11:33 am, 7th January 2016

That is also the case for my constituent who at 57-and-a-half realised she would no longer be able to retire at 60. She is a care worker doing an extremely physically demanding job. She now has to work until she is 66. She has had a low income throughout her life working as a care worker and now has to carry on doing this demanding job for a further six years.