State Pension Age: Women

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:19 pm on 30th November 2016.

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Photo of Drew Hendry Drew Hendry Shadow SNP Westminster Group Leader (Transport) 4:19 pm, 30th November 2016

Does my hon. Friend agree that these pension entitlements are not a benefit or a privilege but a contract, and they should be honoured?

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Andy Robertson-Fox
Posted on 3 Dec 2016 7:12 am (Report this annotation)

Mr. Hendry is quite correct - the pension is an earned entitlement not a benefit or welfare payment and is the result of an unwritten contract, but contract nevertheless, between the individual and government.