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Watch a video of Age UK’s mass lobby of Parliament

Clickety-click, women’s State Pension Age rises to 66!

(but no one’s shouting Bingo…)

Today, hundreds of women aged 51 to 58 from all over the country will be descending on Westminster to protest against the Government’s plans to increase the State Pension Age for women to 66 by 2020.

Why are they protesting? Well, they’re not against the State Pension Age going up per se – most are in favour of the equalisation of men’s and women’s State Pension Ages – and many recognise that they’re living and working for longer, so it makes sense for them to receive their state pension at a later date.

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