135. Express:  WASPI women have called for clarity on the stance of Tory leadership Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss on the matter of state pension age changes – 25 July 2022

134. BirminghamLive: The government has been refusing to meet the women who were affected by unexpected pension age changes – 23 July 2022

133. DailyBusiness:  Opperman again refuses meeting with WASPI -20 July 2022

132. The Telegraph:  Treasury accused of pocketing £5bn state pension savings – 20 July 2022

131. Saga Magazine:  It’s a myth that all pensioners are awash with money -especially women, whose pension pots are on average only a third of the value of men’s – 13 July 2022

130. Euroweekly:  An estimated 3.8 million WASPI women ‘lost up to £50,000 each’ due to pension age increases – 1 July 2022

129. I News:  Baroness Altmann a former pensions minister said “pensioners were betrayed by the suspension of the triple lock, which broke an election manifesto pledge.” – 22 June 2022

128. LeicestershireLive:  WASPI Pension battle update over DWP refusal on compensation talks – 22 June 2022

127. BirminghamLive:  Over 200,000 women have already died before being paid a penny in compensation after a DWP blunder – 21 June 2022

126. Acturial Post:  “The increase in the state pension age pushed down the net income of 65-year-olds by an average of £108 per week” – 21 June 2022

125. DailyBusiness:  The WASPI campaign have been trying to meet Mr Opperman since the PHSO confirmed last year that 1950s-born women were victims of maladministration by the DWP – 17 June 2022

124. Express:  Governments refusal to meet WASPI “astonishingly arrogant” – 16 June 2022

123. The Guardian:  Thousands of older women are struggling with the cost of living – 13 June 2022

122. Grampian Online:  Keith woman talks of “heartbreaking” experience of state pension inequality after MP Richard Thompson called for compensation for WASPI women – 8 June 2022

121. The Northern Scot: Keith woman speaks out about the hardships she endured due to the delay on receiving her state pension – 8 June 2022

120. Derbyshire Times:  WASPI Chair and Finance Director recognised for her work as part of the Queen’s Jubilee Celebrations – 8 June 2022

119. i News:  WASPI campaign reveals 36,000 women will die ‘waiting for justice’ this year – 6 June 2022

118. Express:  Chair of WASPI has been named a ‘platinum champion” by the Royal Voluntary Service (RVS) – 3 June 2022

117. Tivyside Advertiser:  Ceredigion MP Ben Lake signs the pledge to support 5400 WASPI women in his constituency – 25 May 2022

116. Grampion Online: Gordon MP Richard Thompson has called on the UK Government to start the process of issuing compensatory payments to WASPI women – 27 May 2022

115. Express:  Many WASPI women born in the 1950s have faced similar financial dilemmas due to state pension age changes – 13 May 2022

114. Express:  Warning ” that thousands of women risk losing £225,000 in pension savings” – 5 May 2022

113. Express:  WASPI woman described her circumstances as “dire”, especially with the rising cost of living – 20 April 2022

112. Herfordshire Mercury:  Lib Dems works and pensions spokeswoman Wendy Chamberlain MP said “This is a double blow for WASPI women and only adds insult to injury after they’ve been ignored for years.” – 28 April 2022

111. The Mirror:  Millions of retired Waspi women to be £3bn worse off by state pension triple lock blow – 26 April 2022

110. Express:  When will it end as once again ‘women born in the 1950s will lose up to £770 a year’  due to Rishi Sunak’s triple-lock pension blow? – 25 April 2022

109. Yours Magazine:  After such a high level response from the previous article about the campaign Yours Magazine asked for an update for their readers.  Here is their double page spread – 5 April 2022

108. Express:  PHSO update ‘We have received further evidence for stage two.  We need to review and consider that evidence’ – 5 April 2022

107. Leicestershire Mercury:  WASPI Chair and Finance Director Angela Madden said: “These new figures show why women were so devastated by the DWP’s maladministration.” – 4 April 2022

106. Independent:  Jess Phillips MP “My mother-in-law was a WASPI woman who was promised her pension, and then was left high and dry by the government …who whipped away what she was owed”  – 1 April 2022

105. Basingstoke Gazette:  WASPI calls on the government to pay compensation – 28 March 2022

104. Express:  “I must be one of the really unlucky ones.  That’s simply because I reached 60 at absolutely the wrong time.” says WASPI woman. – 4 April 2022

103. Eastern Daily Press:  An estimated 3,000 Norfolk women will, bay the end of the year, have died awaiting pension compensation – 29 March 2022

102. The Southern Reporter:  Campaigners from the Scottish Borders travelled up to Holyrood for a special reception on Tuesday evening – 30 March 2022

101. Hampshire Chronicle:  Almost a quarter of a million women will have died waiting for pension compensation by the end of this year, according to new figures – 28 March 2022

100. The Portsmouth News:  The coordinator of a Solent group campaigning  for women born in the 1950s has said that these “appalling numbers” the need for immediate action from the government – 28 March 2022

99. The Press & Journal:  Aberdeenshire East SNP MSP Gillian Martin said “My office continues to see women affected by the shortfall in their pension plunged into poverty” – 28 March 2022

98. Daily Record: In the commons on March 24, SNP chief whip Owen Thompson called on the UK Government to provide a timetable to “properly compensate” WASPI women – 29 March 2022

97. Southern Daily Echo:  Solent WASPI co-ordinator Shelagh Simmons said: “These appalling figures underline the urgency of resolving this injustice – 28 March 2022

96. CambridgeshireLive: ‘They were not given the tailored and targeted information they required to make reasonable adjustments to their retirement plans’ said Andrew Gwynne MP, joint chair for the APPG for State Pension Inequality for women APPG – 27 March 2022

95. YourMoney:  Grim Reaper Saving – 24 March 2022

 

94. NN Journal: According to current figures there are around 41,800 women in Northamptonshire affected by the issue – 26 March 2022

93. Liverpool Echo: The DWP urged to pay ‘immediate’ by women impacted by State Pension age change -25 March 2022

92. LancsLive: Some women were given one year’s notice for a six-year delay to their retirement – 25 March 2022

91. FT Adviser:  research showed that nearly a quarter of a million will have died waiting for pension compensation by the end of the year – 25 March 2022

90. East Anglian Daily Times: Thousands of Suffolk women are still waiting to hear if the government will compensate them – 25 March 2022

89. UK Newshour:   WASPI spokesperson Angela Madden said: “The Chancellor is effectively banking on the grim reaper saving him more and more money each year.” – 23 March 2022

88. Magazine Today:  Andrew Gwynne MP, Co-Chair for the APPG for State Pension Inequality for Women APPG said: “Despite these findings , the Government continues to turn a blind eye” – 23 March 2022

87. IFA Magazine:  WASPI spokesperson Angela Madden said: “The Chancellor is effectively banking on the grim reaper saving him more and more money each year.” – 23 March 2022

86. Corporate Advisor: WASPI spokesperson Angela Madden said: “that women born in the 1950s were’ ‘financially affected by mistakes made in government.” – 23 March 2022

85. The Exeter Daily:  Andrew Gwynne MP, Co-Chair for the APPG for State Pension Inequality for Women APPG said: “Despite these findings , the Government continues to turn a blind eye” – 23 March 2022

84. MSN UK:  A quarter of a million women will die waiting for pension justice by the end of this year – 23 March 2022

83. Yahoo!finance:  220,000 British women die waiting for pension compensation according to WASPI research – 23 March 2022

82. BirminghamLive:  WASPI campaigners say 220,000 women have died waiting for the compensation they deserve – 23 March 2022

81. Express: MP hits out at Chancellor Rishi Sunak for failing to support WASPI women – 23 March 2022

80. Mail Online:  Shocking analysis estimates that 220,000 women will have died waiting for pension justice by the end of this year – 22 March 2022

79. themoneyedit.com: “Retired men have 70% more income than women” according to a new study by @WASPI_Campaign – 15 March 2022

78. On the Wight: New Statistics show severity of pension inequality for women born in the 1950s – 10 March 2022

77. Eastern Daily Press: WASPI campaigners highlight divide in pensions for men and women – 8 March 2022

76. Express: ‘Paltry!’ State Pension fury as women live on £26 per day compared to £44 of men – 8 March 2022

75. Gloucestershire Live: How much less money women get every day compared to men: shock new findings – 8 March 2022

74. Express: “State Pension: WASPI women express delight as key update shared” – 25 Feb 2022

73. Express:  “The APPG found what WASPI campaign women have known  all along in its submission to the Ombudsman.” says WASPI campaign director Debbie de Spon – 7 Feb 2022

72. The Telegraph:  Our State pension is sexist – we need to change it – 26 Jan 2022

Unfortunately the full and excellent article is behind a paywall but at Paul Lewis’s suggestion on his Twitter feed  “Apologies. Sign up for a free month and then cancel.”

71. Express: State pension scandal:  WASPI women expect ‘maximum compensation; after MPs’ report – 26 Jan 2022

70. Express:  WASPI’s communications director, Debbie de Spon, said: “The IFS report highlights some of the problems that WASPI women have faced due to the insufficient notice the changes to their state pension age” – 26 Jan 2022

69. Southern Daily Echo: A disabled WASPI woman who was forced to work whilst battling cancer is calling on the government – 26 Jan 2022

26th January 2022

68. Express:  WASPI women ‘already seriously impacted’ by plans to axe free NHS prescriptions – 25 Jan 2022

67. Eastern Daily Press:  WASPI women boosted by MP group compensation call – 21 Jan 2022

66. Times News Express:  Fresh hope for WASPI as MPs back campaign for compensation – 20 Jan 2022

65. The News Portsmouth: MPs condemn the ‘total obliteration of women’s emotional, physical and mental circumstances’ over the ‘devastating’ maladministration of 1950s-born women’s state pension – 20 Jan 2022

64. On The Wight: Parliamentary Group says case for highest level of injustice against 1950s-born women’s is ‘overwhelming and clear’ – 21 Jan 2022

63. Express: MPs back WASPI campaign for compensation – 21 Jan 2022

62. Grampian Online:  North-east MP pledges to continue working with WASPI campaign – 17 Jan 2022

61. Daily Express:  WASPI Chair Angela Madden informs the Daily Express “Monthly necessities now a “luxury” for over 60s divorcees.” – 16 Jan 2022

60. Money Marketing:  The most read story of 2021 “Parliamentary Ombudsman Report vindicates WASPI women.” – 28 December 2021

59. Daily Mail: “The State Pension age has become a highly contentious issue after Women born in the 1050’s claimed they were not given enough notice that their State Pension age would move from 60 to 66″ – 20 December 2021

58. Mail Online: Dire warnings of another State Pension age increase for people born in the 1970s. Good to see WASPI being mentioned for our own fight. – 16 December 2021

57. The Express: State Pension fury as average sum for women lags behind men – no equality: 14 December 2021

56. The Express: WASPI State Pension age changes made women feel “invisible, worthless and disempowered” – 7 December 2021

55. iNews: State Pension: WASPI will be in the Dictionary one day, says Campaign as it awaits “fast and fair” compensation – 6 December 2021

54. Pensions Management Institute Webinar: Lessons Learned from the WASPI Campaign – 6 December 2021

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https://www.pensions-pmi.org.uk/knowledge/webinars/lessons-learned-from-the-waspi-campaign/

53. Aging Better: Boom and Bust? The last baby boomers, and their prospects for later life. – Video of their report published on 23 Nov 2021

52. Express: The prominent campaign group Women Against State Pension Inequality (WASPI) has fought on behalf of women who feel they were mistreated by the state changes which were brought in with the 1995 State Pension Act. – 18 November 2021

51. Express: “We have already faced huge losses”: WASPI condemn Rishi Sunak following triple lock vote – 8 November 2021

50. iNews: WASPI woman waited seven weeks for first payment amid DWP delays – 5 Nov 2021

49. East Anglia Bylines: Angela Madden, WASPI campaign chair: “It is time that the government did the right thing and looked now at a fair and fast compensation scheme – 4 Nov 2021

48. Express: WASPI furious as budget has NO mention of righting pension wrong! – 28 Oct 2021

47. Express: Women have rug pulled out from under them by State Pension changes – 23 Oct 2021

46. The Guardian: Yet more evidence of DWP incompetence and maladministration, causing real financial hardship – 16 Oct 2021

45. The Motley Fool: Almost a quarter of women still don’t know when they’ll get their State Pension and more than a third of people don’t know how much they’ll get – 14 Oct 2021

44. This is Money: Yet more evidence in this letter that the Department for Work and Pensions simply isn’t up to the job -13 Oct 2021

 

43. Express: WASPI welcome any initiatives by the Chancellor to increase the employment opportunities for the over 50s – 4 Oct 2021

42. Yours Magazine 21.9.21 issue featuring the WASPI Campaign

41. Express: ‘Age discrimination still rife’ warns WASPI as women share concerns over retirement age – 17 Sept 2021

40. Daily Mail criticises the DWP for its poor service – 14 Sept 2021

39. Express: The Government was challenged on its decision by the likes of WASPI – 14 Sept 2021

38. BBC News: How women born in the 1950s had their retirement plans upended by State Pension age changes – 12 Sept 2021

37. BBC News: Delays in State Pension payments causing even more anxiety for WASPI women – 10 Sept 2021

36. Daily Mail: Women forced to wait an extra six years for their state pensions are battling to receive them amid chaos at DWP – 10 Sept 2021

35. Express: ‘They made promises to WASPI women’ DWP served stark reminder over State Pension pledges – 9 Sept 2021

Express: NI: WASPI women devastated by ‘grim’ tax hike – 8 Sept 2021

34. iNews: Today the Government has raised taxes and broken the triple lock – 7 Sept 2021

33. Express: WASPI woman ‘put through wringer’ by DWP changes – 6 Sept 2021

32. WASPI International supports women living abroad – 6 Sept 2021

31. Express – MP slams DWP over ‘hardship and distress’ – 4 Sept 2021

30. South Wales Argus: Women’s State Pension changes in Gwent South Wales. “WASPI are not against equalisation, but they do not accept the way the changes were implemented” – 28 August 2021

29. Woman’s Hour: WASPI woman Jane Cowley interviewed by Anita Rani on Woman’s Hour. Discussion on the increase to our State Pension age without adequate notice. Maladministration by the Department for Work and Pensions confirmed by the Parliamentary Ombudsman – 27 August 2021.

28. Express: State Pension: WASPI women publish ‘open template’ letter to MPs over DWP age changes – 19 August 2021

27. Dewbs & Co (GB News): WASPI’s Angela Madden’s interview with Michelle Dewbury on the latest position with the WASPI Campaign – 13 August 2021

26. The News: Solent WASPI women unveil New Banner – 13 August 2021

25. Express: WASPI ‘distressed’ by pension gap as woman gets £800 less than husband on ‘similar’ scheme – 10 August 2021

24. Express: State pension age changes meant woman forced to retire three years after classmates – 8 August 2021

23. Express: WASPI welcomes State Pension win as Ombudsman rules the DWP ‘failed’ – compensation urged – 23 July 2021

22. Twitter: Andrew Gwynne MP – 22 July 2021

21. Daily Mirror: The Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman said the Government was too slow in communicating changes to the state pension age, in what marks an important victory for the WASPI campaign – 21 July 2021

20. Money Marketing: Parliamentary Ombudsman report vindication for WASPI women – 20 July 2021

19. Twitter – Colum Eastwood – 20 July 2021

18. Twitter – Sarah Champion MP – 20 July 2021

17. Twitter – John Nicolson MP – 20 July 2021

16. Twitter – Patrica Gibson MP – 20 July 2021

15. Twitter – Alan Brown MP – 20 July 2021

14. Website – Stephen Morgan MP – 20 July

13. Twitter – Martyn Day MP – 20 July 2021

12. Twitter – Ronnie Cowan MP – 20 July

11. Twitter – Zarah Sultana MP – 21 July 2021

10. Twitter – Dan Carden MP – 20 July 2021

9. Twitter – Angela Rayner 20 July 2021

8. News about WASPI on Twitter

7. Twitter – Diana Johnson MP – 20 July 2021

6. Twitter – Andrew Gwynne MP – 22 July 2021

5. BBC News: Women’s State Pension: Compensation closer for WASPI campaigners – 20th July 2021

4. Pensions Expert: DWP failed in communicating women’s State Pension age changes – Pensions Expert – 20 July 2021

3. This is Money: Ombudsman slams DWP failures in telling women about state pension age delay: What happens now and will they be compensated? – 20 July 2021

2. Daily Mail: Victory for thousands of women in state pension scandal: Ombudsman rules that DWP was too slow to tell women that they would be affected by rising pension age – 20 July 2021

1. The Mail Article – July