375. Helensburgh Advertiser:  ‘Speedy compensation needed’ for women affected by state pension communications – 7th May 2024

373. East Anglian Daily Times:  50,000 WASPI women in Suffolk could be owed compensation – 27th April 2024

372. iNews: I’m a WASPI woman – I work as a carer at 64 so I don’t lose my home – 27th April 2024

371. iNews:  Inside the fight together WASPI compensation into election manifestos – 23rd April 2024

370. iNews:  I’m a WASPI woman who lost vital years with my ill husband by having to work – 20th April 2024

369. Express:  WASPI women compensation hopes soar as watchdog demands DWP names decision day – 21st April 2024

368. Express:  WASPI campaign’s DWP compensation fight is far from over as MP backs calls – 18th April 2024

367. Express: WASPI’s chief’s brutal verdict on Mel Stride over compensation delay – 14th April 2024

366. MSN: I’m Waspi woman who worked for the DWP for 36 years – it’s a monumental mess – 13th April 2024

365. Strathspey Badenoch Herald:  It is time for the WASPI victims of injustice to receive their compensation – 12th April 2024

364. Radio Times:  WASPI Tale Still Stings – 9th April 2024

363. MSN:  I’m a Waspi woman, a pension rise isn’t enough to plug our financial black hole – 3rd April 2024

362. Derbyshire Times:  North Derbyshire WASPI chief’s petition calls for urgent parliamentary debate on pension victims’ compensation – 5th April 2024

361. Mirror: WASPI petition hits 150,00 as campaigners demand Tory ministers stop dithering over compensation – 1st April 2024

360. Helensburgh Advertiser:  Argyll and Isles WASPI members criticise compensation offer – 2nd April 2024

359. Southampton Daily Echo: New Forest grandmother slams DWP for robbing her of seven years – 29th March 2024

358. Mirror:  Tories risk WASPI wipeout as pension age scandal victims could swing vote – 27th March 2024

357. BBC News:  WASPI: Minister calls for time in women’s pension row – 25th March 2024

356. Huffington Post:  Tory MP:  Government ‘Should Be Ashamed’ Over WASPI Treatment – 24th March 2024

355. The Lockside Press:  WASPI campaigners demand ‘serious offer’ of compensation – 23rd March 2024

354. Yahoo!News:  Parliament to decide compensation for Island WASPI women – 23rd March 2024

353. Express:  Keir Starmer underestimates WASPI women at his own peril – 22nd March 2024

352. Mirror:  Over 100 WASPI women ‘have died in 24 hours since bombshell report’ as PM dithers – 22nd March 2024

351. BBC News:  WASPI campaign:  NI woman feels ‘betrayed’ by pension changes – 22nd March 2024

350. BBC Radio Solent:  Shelagh Simmons interviewed by Alun Newman (from 1.09.55) – 22nd March 2024

349. BBC Radio Manchester:  Ann Edwards interviewed by Anna Jameson (from 2:06) – 22nd March 2024

348. Express:  ‘I’m a WASPI pensioner – this is what I think of suggested DWP £2950 payout’ – 22nd March 2024

347. Ipswich Star: WASPI compensation:  Suffolk campaigners hail victory – 22nd March 2024

346. Sky News:  Women affected by change in state pension age ‘are owed compensation’, report finds – 22nd March 2024

345. Sky 24 News:  WASPI women in south Essex must ‘keep fighting’ after DWP report – 22nd March 2024

344. BBC Radio 4 World at One:  Jane Cowley WASPI Director interviewed by Sarah Montague (from 7.29) – 21st March 2024

343. BBC Radio Suffolk:  Karen Sheldon WASPI Coordinator interviewed by Sarah Lilley (from 0.24) – 21st March 2024

342. ITV News Tyne Tees: ‘I’m still waiting for justice’: The Newcastle WASPI campaigners fighting for compensation – 21st March 2024

341. Helensburgh Advertiser:  Argyll and Isles WASPI chair says compensation is ‘critical’ – 21st March 2024

340. Eastern Daily Press:  Compensation hope for Norfolk and Suffolk WASPI women – 21st March 2024

339. Basildon Canvey Southend Echo:  South Essex WASPI women to ‘keep fighting’ after DWP report – 21st March 2024

338. Daily Mail:  New betrayal of WASPI women:  Report says most victims of botched state pension age hike should only get up to £2950 in compensation – but ministers won’t even commit to that – 21st March 2024

337. Northumberland Gazette: Northumberland WASPI group “very pleased” with support at the Westminster Hall debate -15th March 2024

336. MSN:  WASPI and women’s pensions – the key facts you need to know – 14th March 2024

335. GB News:  WASPI woman ‘devastated’ by historic pension injustice: ‘One of us is dying every 13 minutes!’ – 9th March 2024

334. Island Echo:  Another International Women’s Day without justice for WASPI women – 11th March 2024

333. On the Wright: WASPI women face another International Women’s Day without pension justice -10th March 2024

332. GB News:  Campaigner ‘devastated’ by DWP injustice as ‘one WASPI woman dying every 13 minutes’ – 9th March 2024

331. East Anglian Daily Times: Suffolk WASPI women speak out as compensation wait goes on – 8th March 2024

330. Express:  “I’m a WASPI state pensioner – here’s my big problem with the Spring Budget” – 7th March 2024

329. Basildon Canvey Southend Echo:  WASPI women in Southend step up fight for compensation – 5th March 2024

328. Nottingham Post: WASPI Women: Final State Pension age investigation outcome due this year over possible £10k payout – 1st March 2024

327. iNews: “I’m a 69-year-old WASPI woman – pension delays forced me to take a cleaning job which broke me” – 18th February 2024

326. iNews: “I’m a WASPI woman, cancer forced me out of work at 60 with no income” – 15th February 2024

325. FT Adviser: WASPI women could see compensation of £10k under new bill – 12th February 2024

324. Express:  WASPI women could be guaranteed compensation with payouts of £10k or more under new bill – 8th February 2024

323. East Anglian Daily Times:  Compensation wait goes on for Suffolk WASPI campaigners – 8th February 2024

322. iNews: “I’m a WASPI Woman forced out of work due to illness – I had to live on £43 a day” – 7th February 2024

321. GB News: Women face £136,000 poorer retirement as extra 19 years in work needed to bridge Pensions Gap – 7th February 2024

320. The Telegraph: The idea that everyone can carry on working into their 70s is completely unrealistic – 6th February 2024

319. LancsLive: WASPI compensation latest as Government urged to ‘carefully consider’ DWP report – 26th January 2024

318. Daily Record:  New call for DWP compensation for WASPI women affected by changes to State Pension age – 26th January 2024

317. BirminghamLive:  DWP urged to explain ‘next steps’ with thousands of women due compensation – 18th January 2024

316. Radio Suffolk:  Sarah Lilley interview with WASPI Suffolk Group Co-cordinator Judi Moss scroll to 22.10 to listen -17th January 2024

315. The National Scot: Mhairi Black:  Westminster only cares about injustice if it’s on TV – 13th January 2024

314. BBC Radio York:  Georgey Spanswick interviewing Angela Madden Finance Director and Chair of WASPI – 12th January 2024

Click here and scroll to 2hrs 9 minutes to listen

313. The Mirror ‘A WASPI woman’ dies every 13 mins waiting for justice – it’s time for politicians to act’ – 11th January 2024

312. The Mirror:  WASPI state pension report due to be published – and it could lead to compensation – 4th January 2024

311. Express: State Pension age change decision due in 2024 that will affect all WASPI women – 4th January 2024

310. BirminghamLive:  3.6 million woman due compensation from DWP after ‘mistakes’ – 4th January 2024

309. Daily Record:  WASPI women struggling to buy Christmas presents while waiting on State Pension outcome due next year – 7th December 2023

308. Liverpool Echo:  WASPI women struggling at Christmas ahead of State Pension outcome – 7th December 2023

307. Daily Record: WASPI women due outcome of State Pension age review to receive new findings by end of next week – 14th November 2023

306. Isle of Wight Radio:  Isle of Wight Council Set to Debate Motion in Support of WASPI Women – 13th November 2023

305. IslandEcho:  Council set to debate motion in support of WASPI women – 9th November 2023

304. Sheffield Radio with Paulette Edwards – 8th November 2023

303. Isle of Wight:  councillor rallies for compensation of women hit by State Pension Age hike: 8th November 2023

302. DerbyshireTimes:  North Derbyshire WASPI campaigners return to the stage to present play about their battle for justice – 6th November 2023

301. LancsLive:  WASPI latest as campaign supported by MPs at Labour conference – 10th October 2023

300. LiverpoolEcho:  Mum says she’s “lucky” after losing £50,000 from her pension – 8th October 2023

299. LeicestershireLive:  Leicester MP Liz Kendall meets WASPI in new shadow Secretary of State role – 6th October 2023

298. EADT: Suffolk WASPIs say they won’t give up fight for justice – 6th October 2023

297. Wales OnLine:  Women rely on state pensions more than men as WASPI battle for compensation grows – 28th September 2023

296. LancsLive:  Rishi Sunak’s WASPI women promise ahead of Manchester conference – 28th September 2023

295. Express:  Are they waiting for the last “WASPI’ woman to die before deciding on compensation? – 14th September 2023

294. i News: When will WASPI get a decision? Women’s state pension age case explained and latest on compensation – 14th September 2023

293. i News:  ‘WASPI women have been dealt a rough hand.  Ditching the triple lock would be the final straw’ – 13th September 2023

292. i News:  Labour’s silence after their promise to WASPI women marks a worrying turn for the party – 7th September 2023

291. The Derbyshire Times:  WASPI pension campaigners release single “We’ve Been Stung” written and recorded in Chesterfield – 6th September 2023

290. MSN: DWP tells WASPI women that Government ‘decided over 25 years ago on State Pension age equality’ – 5th September 2023

289. Times Radio Breakfast: WASPI interview on the serious side behind the song “Stung” – 4th September 2023

288. The National Scot:  Keir Starmer urged to clarify position on compensating WASPI women – 4th September 2023

287. LancsLive:  WASPI women release song to highlight their fight against state pension inequality – 4th September 2023

286. LancsLive:  WASPI outrage after Prime Minister Rishi Sunak ‘refuses to meet’ over State Pension help – 30th August 2023

285. This is Money: Over 250,000 women affected by state pension age changes have died while waiting for compensation – 25th August 2023

284. LancsLive:  WASPI woman forced back to work at 60 and must sell house after husband passes away – 25th August 2023

283. LancsLive:  WASPI update as ‘inspirational’ women hailed over campaign work – 24th August 2023

282. Wales Online:  Woman’s dismay at being told pension age had risen just months before she retired – 22nd August 2023

281. Liverpool Echo:  New calls for WASPI women to be paid ‘fair and fast’ compensation – 22nd August 2023

280. Mirror:  250,000 some have died waiting for DWP pension compensation, claim WASPI campaigners – 21st August 2023

279. Daily Record:  New calls for WASPI women to be paid ‘fair and fast’ compensation – 21st August 2023

278. LancsLive: WASPI woman who worked from age of 14 told months before retirement that State Pension age had risen – 21st August 2023

277. LancsLive: WASPI woman diagnosed with lung cancer says she faces a ‘miserable end’ with ‘immense’ money worries – 19th August 2023

276. Express:  250,000 WASPI women die with no pension payouts – 18th August 2023

275. BirminghamLive:  Millions hit by State Pension delays promised ‘quick route’ to compensation – 27th July 2023

274. LancsLive:  WASPI ombudsman report latest as worries grow over ‘age catching up with women’ – 27th July 2023

273. Basildon Canvey Southend Echo: Southend Council to back WASPI Campaign for compensation -26th July 2023

272. Island Echo: 50,000 Strong WASPI Petition delivered to Downing Street – 21st July 2023

271. The Portsmouth News:  Solidarity in Gosport for the Women Against State Pension Inequality (WASPI) campaign as Council shows its support – 20th July 2023

270. LancsLive:  WASPI latest as 50,000 sign petition and issue demand to Rishi Sunak – 20th July 2023

269. Yahoo News:  Derbyshire based WASPI chief delivers 48,000-signature petition to Prime Minister demanding compensation for 50s-born women hit by pension age changes – 20th July 2023

268. Daily Record:  New calls for WASPI women to receive ‘fair and fast’ compensation due to State Pension age changes – 12th July 2023

267. MSN:  One in three WASPI women have fallen into debit in the past 6 months – 4th July 2023

266. The Falkirk Herald:  Falkirk Council urged to back compensation for WASPI pension women – 27th June 2023

265. LancsLive: WASPI women asked to complete simple ten point task in fight for pension justice – 23rd June 2023

264. LancsLive: WASPI campaigners fix their eyes on ‘rapid’ answers – 20th June 2023

263. ChronicleLive:  Newcastle WASPI women join fight for pension compensation – 15th June 2023

262. Express:  ‘Thousands of us are suffering’: WASPI woman hits back at state pensions age change – 15th June 2023

261. EDP: WASPI women win backing from Clive Lewis and Richard Bacon – 9th June 2023

260. MSN:  State pension changes:  WASPI woman need urgent answers after ‘gigantic injustice’ MPs say – 1st June 2023

259. Derbyshire Times:  Pension Campaigners WASPI’s 10-point list of demands to Ombudsman -1st June 2023

258. i News:  43 MPs throw support behind securing justice for WASPI women – 31st May 2023

257. The National Scot:  Keir Starmer: Labour leader urged not to ditch WASPI compensation – 24th May 2023

256. i News: Labour owes it to WASPI women  to deliver state pension justice – 23rd May 2023

255. i News: Rebecca Long-Bailey urges Keir Starmer to keep promise to pay WASPI women compensation – 23rd May 2023

254. DevonLive: DWP reported to Parliamentary Ombudsman over State Pension ages -18th May 2023

253. The Mirror:  WASPI women issue new 10-point plan in state pension age battle – 18th May 2023

252. The Marylands Mayl:  Victory for WASPI Women as legal challenge to Ombudsman succeeds – Page 30 May 2023 Edition

251. Daily Record:  DWP ‘working hard’ to correct historical State Pension errors – 17th May 2023

250. BirminghamLive: WASPI women issue 10 demands in fight with DWP over State Pension ages change – 17th May 2023

249. East Anglian:  Sudbury WASPI woman shares frustration at government – 17th May 2023

248. Express:  ‘Our pension plans were ruined!” WASPI woman hits out at stage pension age change – 12th May 2023

247. LeicestershireLive:  Women affected by State Pension age changes are waiting for the decision from the PHSO – 10th May 2023

246. Stratford-upon-Avon Herald:  WASPI women claim a major step forward in fight for compensation – 8th May 2023

245. Express:  ‘I’d have saved extra’ says furious WASPI woman Gillian Laycock – 22nd April 2023

244. i News:  Hundreds of WASPI women dying every week as they wait for compensation – 22nd April 2023

243. The Times:  How much state pension will I get?  – 21st April 2023

242. Daily Record:  A group of WASPI women from Argyll and Isles, sailed on the Waverley Paddle Steamer for a packed rally, which 1950s women and Argyll and Bute politicians spoke at – 20th April 2023

241. i News:  When will the WASPI women get a decision? – 19th April 2023

240. Derbyshire Times:  WASPI Campaigners aim to win at least £10,000 compensation for every 1950s-born women – 17th April 2023

239. workingwise:  WASPI claims victory in latest stage of legal campaign -17th April 2023

238. Express:  ‘No end in sight!’ WASPI woman’s fury at ongoing state pension debate – 16th April 2023

237. Radio Northamptonshire:  Interview with Gill Robinson.  Scroll to 1:11 to listen – 14th April 2023

236. Derbyshire Times:  PHSO has settled a Judicial Review out of court in an unprecedented move as WASPI legal challenge succeeds – 11th April 2023

235. Express:  WASPI woman says ‘confidence in gutter’ after state pension age change – 9th April 2023

234. Yahoo!sport:  Victory for women affected by state pension injustice as a legal challenge succeeds – 9th April 2023

233. Vox Political:  WASPI women win victory over Ombudsman in pension-age change row – 8th April 2023

232. The Yorkshire Post:  Campaign group hails ‘milestone’ victory in fight for pension compensation – 7th April 2023

231. The Shields Gazette:  Emma Sewell-Buck MP The WASPI women deserve justice, the deserve proper compensation – 6th April 2023

230. Island Echo:  Waspi has secured a major victory in its fight to win compensation for 1950s born women including 10,000 here on the Isle of Wight – 5th April 2023

229. East Anglian Daily Times:  “For a body like the PHSO to go back on what it has said initially is an unprecedented step, which speaks volumes – 5th April 2023

228. Hampshire Chronicle:  Ombudsman has conceded that he has made a legally “flawed” calculation – 5th April 2023

227. BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour:  Discussing the Ombudsman deeply flawed Stage 2 Report with Angela Madden Chair of WASPI Scroll to 29.44 to listen – 4th April 2023

226. FT Adviser:  ‘Victory’ for WASPI campaign as PHSO to review stage 2 report – 4th April 2023

225. BirminghamLive: This is a huge victory for WASPI and 1950s born women.  It will maximise the chances of compensation for the DWPs maladministration decided on a proper basis – 4th April 2023

224. Northumberland Gazette:  Decision by Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman to reconsider section of report a ‘victory’ for WASPI women – 4th April 2023

223. Portsmouth News:  “Regrettably, the ombudsman also let them (WASPI women) down with his deeply flawed report” says Caroline Robinson of Bindmans LLP – 4th April 2023

222. On the Wight:  10,000 people could benefit on the Isle of Wight as crucial part of Ombudsman report into State Pension increase quashed as legally flawed – 4th April 2023

221. Scottish Legal News:  “This is a real milestone on our very long journey to justice.” said Angela Madden WASPI Chair – 3rd April 2023

220. PensionsAge:  ‘Major victory’ for Waspi campaign as PHSO agrees to review stage 2 report – 3rd April 2023

219. GloucestershireLive:  Ombudsman to go back to drawing board – 3rd April 2023

218. East Anglian Daily Times:  Norfolk WASPI women hailed ‘an extraordinary result’ after pension challenge legal victory – 3rd April 2023

217. Western Telegraph:  Victory for WASPI women as legal challenge to Ombudsman succeeds – 3rd April 2023

216. Mirror:  WASPI women hail ‘milestone’ in government watchdog climbdown – 3rd April 2023

215. BBC Radio Norfolk:  Radio Norfolk Interview this morning with Chris Graham with a Statement from the PHSO at the end.  Scroll forward to 3:39:54 – 31st March 2023

214. BBC Radio Northamptonshire:  WASPI women in Northamptonshire speaking to Annabelle Amos about the WASPI issue.  On the news then scroll forward to 2:11:10 for the interview – 30th March 2023

213. BBC Radio Suffolk:  Wayne Bavin interviewing Debbie de Spon about the government deciding not to bring forward the State Pension increase to 68.  Scroll forward to 21:01 (WASPI at 22:41)- 30th March 2023

212. BBC Radio Essex:  Frances Neil WASPI Coordinator for Essex discussing the issues facing WASPI women.  Scroll to 3:22:52

211. Eastern Daily Press:  Norfolk County Council backs ‘WASPI’ women’s pension fight – 28th March 2023

210. Sunderland Echo:  WASPI women win unanimous support in Sunderland as meeting hears one ‘woman dies every 13 minutes while waiting for pensions compensation’ – 24th March 2023

209. Daily Record:  New call for ‘urgent’ State Pension compensation package from UK Government to all WASPI women – 22nd March 2023

208. EuroWeekly News:  WASPI seeking justice from the High Court regarding women’s pensions – 18th March 2023

207. GB News UK:  Debbie de Spon, WASPI Communications Director is interviewed about the WASPI judicial review in a legal battle against the Ombudsman – 16th March 2023 

206. Rest less:  WASPI pension campaigners seek Judicial Review against Ombudsman – 16th March 2023

205. Express:  Angela Madden, chair of WASPI has “slammed the DWP for failing to mention a State Pension age change in a 2005 letter she received.” – 12th March 2023

204. Dunoon Observer Argyllshire Standard – 10th March 2023

203. Daily Record:  New call for debate to give WASPI women affected by State Pension age change ‘justice they deserve’ – 10th March 2023

202. BBC Radio Newcastle:  A really excellent piece with Christine Smith Coordinator of Newcastle Wear & Tees. Scroll to 1.50 (1hour 50 minutes) – 8th March 2023

201. BBC Radio Sheffield: Paulette Edwards round table discussion with WASPI Women from North East Derbyshire – 8th March 2023

200. Kilmarnock Standard: MP Alan Brown “The only avenue left for the group is to take their case to a judicial review given the PHSO’s Stage 2 report’ – 8 March 2023

199. Anglia TV. Look East:  Scroll and watch from 4.41 onwards:  “We were sold down the river” after pension age change says WASPI woman Frances Neil – 8 March 2023

198. iNews:  ‘The fact of the matter is that sometimes the Ombudsman gets things wrong.’ says WASPI lawyer – 6 March 2023

197. East Anglian Daily Times:  Suffolk WASPI group’s anger over pension inquiry – 4 March 2023

196. The Oban Times:  Argyll women donate to legal battle against the Parliamentary Omsbudman – 3 March 2023

195. LincolnshireLive:  Hundeds of thousands of women of State Pension age have died while waiting on the government to pay them for compensation – 2 March 2023

194. DevonLive:  Millions of women born in the 1950s were affected the State Pension age change from 60 to 65 and thousands die waiting for compensation – 2 March 2023

193. Northumberland Gazette:  Women’s pension campaigners in north Northumberland are backing a Crowdjustice appeal to fund a High Court judicial review – 2 March 2023

192. The Lochside Press:  Crowdjustice milestone for WASPI campaigners – 2 March 2023

191. BBC Essex:  You need to think about it, not just before you retire, but many years before.  To listen scroll to 00:18 -1 March 2023

190. Express:  WASPI  marks milestone as “furious” 1950s women ‘dig deep’ for new challenge – 28 February 2023

189. Farnham Herald:  Councillor speaks out after losing £45,,000 as a result of pension inequality – 26 February 2023

188. GloucestershireLive:  Goucestershire’s WASPI women back new court battle over pension age rise compensation – 24 February 2023

187. Express: ‘Insulted and ignored’: WASPI launches fresh appeal to fund a High Court judicial review – 23 February 2023

186. Daily Business:  WASPI campaign raising 100k for judicial review – 23 February 2023

185. FT Adviser:  WASPI launches fundraiser for judicial review – 23 February 2023

184. The Portsmouth News:  WASPI women fighting for fairer pensions get backing of Hampshire County Council – 23 February 2023

183.  i News:  WASPI women launch fresh legal action for compensation over state pension age changes – 22 February 2023

182. Mirror:  WASPI campaign vows to take government watchdog to court over ‘serious’ errors – 22 February 2023

181. Express:  Martin Lewis sends vote of support to women hit by state pension age changes – 21 February 2023

180. BBC 4:  Steph’s Packed Lunch:  Great piece mentioning the maladministration by the DWP effecting WASPI women – 15 February 2023 Click on the picture you will need to register first to listen and scroll to 1.06 (1 hour and 6 minutes) 

179. BBC Radio Sheffield:  Paulette Edwards:  interviewing North Derbyshire WASPI women about their play “Stung” which is about the WASPI injustice and the women’s lives.  Scroll forward to 14.10 – 14 February 2023

178. Daily Record:  Jeremy Corbyn, SNP and Liberal Democrats MPs highlighted the ongoing WASPI campaign – 14 February 2023

177. CountryLive:  Fresh calls from MPs for ‘justice’ for WASPI women affected by State Pension age change – 13 February 2023

176. Derbyshire Times:  WASPI’s fight for justice over state pension age changes inspires a new play to be premiered in Chesterfield – 9 February 2023

175. Express:  MPs urge DWP to give WASPI women compensation – ‘It is their right’ – 7 February 2023

174. Daily Record:  DWP urged to do the ‘right thing’ for WASPI women over State Pension age compensation – 3 February 2023

173. TeesideLive:  Women fighting for compensation after state pension injustice win unanimous council support – 27 January 2023

172. Birkenhead News:  Wirral MP pledges support to 1950s-born women affected by State Pension age rise – 26 January 2023

171. The Northern Echo: Councillors have backed campaign for a fairer deal for thousands of women unknowingly hit by the state pension age rise – 26 January 2023

170. Express:   ‘Before making further rises to the state pension age, the Government needs to show it has learned the lessons of past bungles’ says Angela Madden Chair of WASPI – 25 January 2023

169. Metro:  ‘the Government had changed the retirement goalposts for 1950s-born women without our knowledge.’ – 19 January 2023

168. The Shields Gazette:  Councillors have backed a Motion calling on Government to produce an “immediate compensation package” for WASPI women affected by the changes to the State Pension age – 17 January 2023

167. Express:  More than 38,000 women facing dying this year without having received the full state pension – 8 January 2023

166. Sky:  Interview with Moira Holland and Angela Madden, Chair of WASPI.  Generation of women in debt after ‘absolutely devastating’ state pension fallout – 28 December 2023

165. Express: Angela Madden, Chair of WASPI said “this is becoming a lengthy examination of the blindingly obvious.” – 9 December 2022

164. The Portsmouth News:  Portsmouth City Council back the WASPI campaign calling for an immediate compensation package – 7 December 2022

163. Express:  Angela Madden, Chair of WASPI said “our political leaders are showing little consideration for those most vulnerable to an impending recession, namely the elderly.” – 7 December 2022

162. LancsLive:  “If they were going to move the goal posts, they should have informed each and every one of us” says WASPI woman – 29 November 2022

161. Express:  Close to 40,000 people sign open letter urging action on maladministration of state pension age changes – 30 November 2022

160. The Mirror:  Sir Steve Webb, a former pensions secretary, said: It is tempting for the Treasury to see increases in state pension ages as ‘easy money’ – 26 November 2022

159. I News: ‘It is just a scandal that the DWP knew affected women did not know their new State Pension age’ – 15 November 2022

158. Express:  ‘We cannot afford to be the Treasury’s chosen plug for gaps in the public finances’ says WASPI Chair Angela Madden – 8 November 2022

157. Express:  A 1950s-born woman has described her struggle to get by as she has been forced to wait six extra years for her state pension – 2 November 2022

156. Daily Record:  “Yet not a single Minister has met them (WASPI) since 2016” said Labour MP John McDonnell in the House of Commons – 1 November 2022

155. Express:  New Under-Secretary of State at Department of Works & Pensions Laura Trott said “I would be happy to meet with the Honorable Lady.” Ruth Jones MP – 1 November 2022

Leicestershire Live:  Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at Department of Works & Pensions Laura Trott has agreed to meet Ruth Jones MP to discuss the WASPI campaign – 1 November 2022

154. Express:  Debbie de Spon, Communications Director at campaign group Women Against State Pension Inequality (WASPI) said “losing the triple lock would have lasting consequences.” – 28 October 2022

153. LancsLive:  WASPI woman says “it was a theft of life and it was a theft of money” – 24 October 2022

152. Daily Business:  WASPI group demands meeting with Truss – 13 October 2022

151. Express:  “It just doesn’t seem fair that 1950s-born women should suffer like this” – 2 October 2022

150. Express:  ‘Meet us’ WASPI women demand aid from new Prime Minister Liz Truss – 8 September 2022

149. Mirror:  More than 20,000 back stinging call for new PM to resolve WASPI dispute – 4 September 2022

148. BirminghamLive:  Cost of Living rise hitting women hardest as many survive on less than the full entitlement in State Pension – 1 September 2022

147. Express:  WASPI woman says ‘it’s the not being told issue which is important’ which delivered the ‘hammer blow’ – 28 August 2022

146. Express: Fast and Fair compensation called for by WASPI women – 26 August 2022

145. Daily Record:  New update for WSPI women waiting on investigation into DWP communication of changes to State Pension age – 23 August 2022

144. Express:  No one ever informed me directly I would be 66 before I could get my state pension says angry WASPI woman – 21 August 2022

143. Express:  WASPI welcomes the Ombudsman’s decision to speed up the investigation process – 18 August 2022

142. Times Money Mentor:  State pension how much will I get?  – 17 August 2022

141. Mirror: Leaders of the WASPI campaign called on Liz Truss or Rishi Sunak to deliver justice after being “dismissive” – 15 August 2022

140. Express: Ms Truss said “on the case of the WASPI women, I don’t think it was handled very well at the time.” – 12 August 2022

139. Express:  I do think in the pension and tax system we haven’t looked after women fairly and women have suffered admits Liz Truss – 11 August 2022

138. The Portsmouth News:  Members of WASPI Solent Group has appealed to Suella Brakeman MP for Fareham for her support – 4 August 2022

137. Express: 67 year old woman and former DWP worker feels let down and disappointed in the mismanagement of notification – 31 July 2022

136. The Times:  State Pension: how much will I get? – 26 July 2022

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

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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

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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 1950’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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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