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State Pension Age (Women)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:39 pm on 7th January 2016.

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Photo of Marcus Fysh Marcus Fysh Conservative, Yeovil 12:39 pm, 7th January 2016

I have sympathy with people when their expectations change and I thank my constituents who have emailed me to highlight this issue. I shall start by looking at the background to it.

The longevity of our population is rising, which is a good thing. It is great to live longer and women live longer than men—