Press Release highlighting the passionate debate but lamenting the narrow defeat of amendments in the House of Lords that would have alleviated the plight of 500,000 women facing increases in state pension age of more than one year.
Ros prepared a briefing for members of the House of Lords outlining the unfairnesses of the current proposals to increase women’s state pension age from 2016, in clear contravention of the Coalition Agreement and this does not give the women time to prepare.
Ros blog on Telegraph website explaining the unfairness of Government proposals to raise women’s state pension age and calling for a rethink.
Press Release exposing the fact that the Government’s own state pension age calculator has not been updated to reflect the latest proposed changes to women’s state pension age, thus potentially misleading millions of women.
Feature article published in Financial Adviser explaining why the latest round of pensions reforms designed to help women are more spin than substance and could be dangerous for some lower income women who fail to get advice.
Latest proposals to reform state pensions by allowing women to buy extra years of national insurance entitlements will allow more women to receive a full basic state pension, but there are many hidden dangers to beware of.
Briefing for members of House of Lords on need for reform of women’s pensions and proposals in Second Reading of 2008 Pensions Bill in House of Lords.
Article to be published in Pensions World magazine, explaining why women’s pensions need to be reformed urgently and how the system currently discriminates against women.
Article published in Daily Mail Monday View column on 3rd October 2005, outlining why women in the UK are treated as second class citizens in pension terms and that urgent radical reform is required to deal with this.
Article written for Global Pensions magazine, explaining why women lose out in our pension system and examining the reforms which are needed.