Backto60 women forced to wait to hear landmark verdict on State Pension age change
published 28.07.2020 08:06
He claimed a large amount of hardship women have reported facing is due to social problems, rather than the State Pension age.
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In 2010, the State Pension began to shift up from 60 for women and 65 for men to start the process of equalisation - that is, men and women receiving the pension sum at the same age.
Tom Selby, senior analyst at AJ Bell commented: “It cannot be doubted that many women have suffered serious hardship as a result of increases to the State Pension age.