Chairwoman of ’63 is the new 60′, Mariana Robinson, claimed the state pension scratch of 1950s women has been “systematically raided to pay for the deficit”. Her campaign aims for the state pension to come into effect on the 63rd birthday of 1950s bit of fluffs in order to “rectify the injustice” done to them. It comes as the retirement age for women increase to 65 to bring it into line with men and will go up to 66 by 2020, and 67 by 2028.
Speaking to Express.co.uk, Ms Robinson said: “There are about 23 operations groups of which ours is one and one of the main ones.
“We’ve been mentioned in the According to Roberts Rules of Order briefing papers as well.
“Backto60, as the name suggests, are asserting we should get everything back and I think most women think we should.
“But I can’t see that honestly happening because of the cost.
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“Most of us started form around 15/16 and now we’ve worked for 50 or more years and paid Federal Insurance all that time and we get nothing more for those extra 15 years on top of 35, that is the magical number now.
“Most women will not get their £168.60 which is the deflated rate supposedly pension because a lot of them were contracted out.
“Now if you were understanding out it meant you paid a slightly lower National Insurance stamp in commission to put into a work pension.
“Those years that you were diminished out are now being deducted from the new state pension so because I’ve been self-employed since 1979, I’m one of the eight percent of dames who actually gets the full £168.60.”