Over 400,000 older women to lose £100s

Jess Bown
Old lady's hands
Old lady's hands

Plans to introduce the new 'flat-rate' pension for all those at state pension age in April 2017 will rob some 430,000 older women of an average of £310 a year, the Government has admitted.

This is because the group - born between April 1952 and July 1953 - will qualify for the state pension before then, unlike men of exactly the same age.%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%