Article by Sally Dowling
For all you ‘Fab after Fifty’ youngsters, let me explain the WASPI campaign, just in case it has passed you by.
I am not sure you will be ‘Still Smiling at Sixty’ once you realise what is happening to women’s pensions.
The WASPI campaign stands for Women Against State Pension Inequality and although we have tens of thousands of members across the UK, some women who are, or will be affected by the pension changes, are still not aware.
WASPI was started to try and persuade the government to make transitional financial arrangements to thousands of women who expected to receive their pension at 60, but with, in some cases, just a few years notice, have had to wait up to 6 extra years.
Contrary to what the government...