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State Pension Age: Transitional Protection for Women

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 11th July 2016.

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Photo of Angela Rayner Angela Rayner Shadow Minister (Equalities Office) (Women and Equalities), Shadow Secretary of State for Education 12:00 am, 11th July 2016

A little over a week ago, thousands of women from across the United Kingdom came to Parliament in a display of solidarity that reminded me very much of the Dagenham women some decades earlier. Is not the Secretary of State’s refusal to revisit the financial issues faced by the 2.6 million women whose pension ages have been increased without adequate notice a slap in the face for those women? Given that the former Pensions Minister admitted that the coalition Government had got it wrong, why is the Under-Secretary being so unreasonable?