‘I had two years to plan for 10 year wait on my pension’
0 Have your say When Marilyn Moorhouse gave up work on medical grounds, she believed she had just a few years until being eligible for her state pension.
But new rules meant actually she had a full decade to wait.
The 62-year-old, of St Ives Avenue, South Shore, is among hundreds of thousands of women nationwide who have been caught unawares by changes made by the government to the pension age.
The 1995 Conservative Government’s Pension Act included plans to increase women’s SPA (State Pension Age) to 65, the same as men’s, while the 2011 Pension Act speeded up the process.
But what has... read more
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