Women affected by changes to the state pension age are due to hear the outcome of their high court fight against the government.
Nearly 4 million women born in the 1950s have been affected by the changes, which have raised the state pension age from 60 to as high as 66. It has been increased by successive governments in an attempt to ensure “pension age equalisation”, so that women’s state pension age matches that of men.
Julie Delve, 61, and Karen Glynn, 63, have taken the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) to court, arguing that raising their pension age “unlawfully discriminated against them on the grounds of age, sex, and age and sex combined”.
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