AM hosts Barry coffee morning on Women’s Pensions Inequalities – the WASPI women
Vale AM Jane Hutt hosted a very successful coffee morning together with WASPI (Women Against State Pension Inequality) campaigners in Barry.
The WASPI campaign is fighting for fair transitional pension arrangements for women born in the 1950s affected by the changes to the State Pension Law.
Women from across the Vale attended the coffee morning where they heard WASPI campaigner Kay Clarke address the impact on the lives of thousands of women as a result of the sudden changes to pension arrangements.
Jane said: ‘We heard personal stories from women who had worked hard while caring for their children and who had often gone on to care for their grandchildren and, who, despite paying National Insurance all their lives were not entitled to a State pension when it was due.
‘I am very pleased to announce that as a result of the event a WASPI Vale Network has now been established.’
Photos show: Jane Hutt AM at the coffee morning with WASPI campaigners Kay Clarke and Chris Kemp Phillips