Permission to Appeal lodged in High Court for 3.8 million 50s born women who lost their pensions

Westminster Confidential

Going back to the High Court for permission to appeal

The BackTo60 organisation which represents 3.8 million women who face up to six years delay to get their pension has lodged its application for permission to appeal at the High Court.

The decision to go ahead comes on the back of a successful crowd funding appeal which has raised over £70,000 of the £72,000 in a week. The fund raising is to remain open as it will have to cover both the legal action and further campaigning.

The mass media coverage in the Daily Mail and the Express following the judgement by Lord Justice Irvine and Mrs Justice Whipple to turn down the judicial review on all grounds to compensate the women has boosted interest in the case. Perversely the damning judgement created a wave of sympathy for the women and spread the word to a much wider audience.

Lawyers…

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One thought on “Permission to Appeal lodged in High Court for 3.8 million 50s born women who lost their pensions

  1. Damn right it did…at the end of the day it seems that a fighter for Isis can come back to the UK and get legal representation FOR FREE but yet citizens who have worked and paid in, not. Citizens who have committed treason are treated better. Our laws are no longer being adhered to, it is a system for the people who work in the law system itself rather than for the people who should be using it. Shameful.

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