WASPI pension pledge welcomed by councillor
A local Women’s Equality Party councillor has welcomed Labour’s election pledge to compensate women who have been left short-changed by pension reforms.
Coun Kay Wesley, who was elected to Congleton Town Council in May, said she was happy that Labour had “nicked” her party’s policy and that it “righted a wrong”.
The Women Against State Pension Inequality (WASPI) group has led the campaign in raising awareness of the situation of millions of women who have been affected by reforms to equalise the state pension age between men and women.
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