Ros’ response to consultation paper expressing disappointment and outrage at the delays in helping seriously ill victims with strokes, heart attacks, cancer etc. Even a year after the announcement to improve the FAS, these victims are still being left out and some have died.
Article published in Financial Adviser commenting on prospects for Equitable Life victims following the Parliamentary Ombudsman’s recommendation of compensation.
Article published in the Daily Telegraph with Ros’ commenting on the prospects of more fighting ahead for Equitable Life victims, despite the Parliamentary Ombudsman’s recommendation of compensation.
Article commissioned by Financial Adviser magazine describing the Victory for the Pensions Action Group in the Court of Appeal and explaining why the Government’s consideration of appealing further to the House of Lords is a waste of time and taxpayer’s money.
Article written for Saga website describing the victory in the Court of Appeal and the Government’s humiliating defeat which saw its appeal against the High Court Judicial Review verdict dismissed.
Three appeal court judges delivered a stunningly strong verdict against the UK Government.Â They dismissed the Government’s appeals against the Judicial Review High Court ruling and upheld the verdict that its behaviour in this case has been irrational and unlawful.Â They also found that the maladministration caused more than just financial losses, but also led to non-financial injustices which have not yet been recognised at all.
Article published in the House Magazine (Parliamentary Weekly) explaining some of the anguish involved and lessons learned in battling on behalf of the impoverished members of failed company pension schemes.
Ros sends best wishes to all those who have lost their pensions, wishing them at last a happy new year!
Ros writes to all victims on email group to explain what has happened, that the Government has finally offered to treat the FAS the same as the PPF and that this is a tremendous achievement – she congratulates all of them and thanks are due to so many supporters.
Wonderful news! Press Release welcoming the announcement from Peter Hain, Secretary of State at DWP, that the FAS will be extended to put it on a par with the Pension Protection Fund, following publication of the Young Review.