Jardine hugely disappointed over pension ruling

Following today’s High Court ruling that state pension age changes for women were not discriminatory, Lib Dem MP for Edinburgh West and WASPI supporter Christine Jardine said:

By David Ronald Evans, Oct 03, 2019 2:10

Worried-looking woman with her hand to her head.

Following today’s High Court ruling that state pension age changes for women were not discriminatory, Lib Dem MP for Edinburgh West and WASPI supporter Christine Jardine said:

“I am hugely disappointed that these women have been let down all over again.

“Everyone who had been pinning their hopes on this judgement, including 6,000 women in Edinburgh West, must now be given the support they need to get through what will undoubtedly be a difficult period.

“The Scottish Government must use the powers they’ve been given under devolution to actually mitigate the difficulties that these women are facing, rather than continuing to use them as a political pawn”.

 

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