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A damning academic expert opinion on successive UK government’s failure to meet its international obligations to 1950s women hit by the rise in the pension age is to be presented in court soon as part of an application for a judicial review of the decision
Jackie Jones, a law professor, has produced the report, which shows that this group of women have suffered discrimination contrary to an international convention signed by successive UK governments. It is not a legal document but it is an expert opinion.
The reports conclusion’s are stark :
“The effect of the mechanisms in issue in this case have a discriminatory effect on women born in the 50s, adversely impacting on older women’s health, economic and social life in that the voluntary use of the mechanisms have the…
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