Protest held for equal pen­sion rights for women

The Scotsman - - Around Scotland -

A protest has been held in the Borders as part of a cam­paign for equal pen­sion rights for women.

Some mem­bers of Women Against State Pen­sion In­equal­ity (WASPI) say they will lose thou­sands of pounds af­ter the govern­ment in­creased the pen­sion age. The group gath­ered out­side Kelso’s Tait Hall - the venue for a pen­sions fair or­gan­ised by MP John la­m­ont. SNP coun­cil­lor Clare Ram age, said the women had a clear case.

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