State Pension Inequality for Women APPG

First Registered: 03/06/2016 • Last updated on: 14/07/2021

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To provide a cross-party forum in which to hold the government to account on the issue of transitional arrangements to compensate 1950's-born women who are affected by changes to the state pension age and to campaign on issues around the state pension age.

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Recent Documents related to State Pension Inequality for Women

1. Women Against State Pension Inequality
14/10/2019 - Early Day Motions

Found: financially support women worst affected by the accelerated increase in the state pension age introduced through

2. Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman’s report on women's state pension age
22/07/2021 - Early Day Motions

Found: Health Service Ombudsman’s report titled Women’s State Pension age: our findings on the Department for Work

3. Increases in the State Pension age for women born in the 1950s
09/09/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: Number CBP-7405, 9 September 2019 State Pension age increases for women born in the 1950s By Djuna Thurley;

4. Midland Clawback Campaign - written evidence
16/05/2018 - Inquiry: Defined benefit pensions white paper inquiry - Work and Pensions Committee
- View source

Found: Pensions Regulator and aspects of Defined Benefit Pension Schemes and particularly those that surround underfunding

5. Women and pensions
06/11/2018 - Parliamentary Research

Found: BRIEFING PAPER Number CBP07286, 6 November 2018 Women and pensions By Djuna Thurley; Richard Keen, Rod

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to State Pension Inequality for Women

1. Gender Pension Gap
19/04/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: have secured this important debate on the gender pension gap, which stands at a shameful 40.3%—more than - Speech Link

2. State Pension Age: Women
31/01/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: again to raise the ongoing issue of state pension inequality for women born in the 1950s. I thank Mr Speaker - Speech Link
2: political process? The WASPI women—the Women Against State Pension Inequality Campaign—should not have to - Speech Link
3: proficient and active on this case. With 5,800 women in my constituency being out of pocket, many of - Speech Link

3. State Pension: Women born in the 1950s
22/11/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: That this House has considered state pension equalisation for women born in the 1950s.I stand - Speech Link

4. Social Security (Up-rating of Benefits) Bill
01/10/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: Excellent.Clause 1UP-RATING OF STATE PENSION AND CERTAIN OTHER BENEFITS FOLLOWING REVIEW - Speech Link
2: move amendment 1, page 1, line 10, leave out from “State” to the end of line 15 and insert—“shall - Speech Link
3: in the form of the draft until the Secretary of State has laid before Parliament a report containing an - Speech Link

5. Bus Passes: 1950s-born Women
30/10/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: this House has considered bus passes for 1950s women.Thank you very much for chairing the debate - Speech Link
2: difference to a lot of WASPI womenWomen Against State Pension Inequality? The reality, however, is that - Speech Link
3: intervention. As I understand it, a number of WASPI women or women born in the early 1950s have submitted complaints - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to State Pension Inequality for Women
1. Women against State Pension Inequality
asked by: Philip Davies
19/03/2020
... if she will meet with the WASPI campaign group once the Court of Appeal proceedings are over.

2. Women against State Pension Inequality
asked by: Roger Godsiff
26/11/2018
... whether her Department plans to accept recommendations made by the Ombudsman's investigation into complaints regarding WASPI.

3. Women against State Pension Inequality
asked by: Catherine McKinnell
10/09/2018
... whether she plans to meet with representatives of the WASPI campaign in the future.

4. Women against State Pension Inequality
asked by: Gavin Newlands
16/07/2018
... when she last met with representatives of WASPI women.

5. Women against State Pension Inequality
asked by: David Linden
09/10/2017
... on what date he will next meet with representatives of the Women Against State Pension Inequality campaign.

Latest Questions
7 Current APPG Officers
Andrew Gwynne Portrait
Andrew Gwynne
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Denton and Reddish
Joined: 3rd June 2016
Philippa Whitford Portrait
Philippa Whitford
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Central Ayrshire
Joined: 21st April 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Andrew Gwynne MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 4708.

Email: gwynnea@parliament.uk

Benefits in Kind
Date
1 Mar 2018
Source
GMB Wales South West Region
Description
Funding received via Campaign Collective for a consultation exercise being managed by the latter for the APPG
Value
£1,501
Date
5 Dec 2017
Source
USDAW Head Office
Description
Funding received via Campaign Collective for a consultation exercise being managed by the latter for the APPG
Value
£1,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the State Pension Inequality for Women APPG

Former APPG Officers
Carolyn Harris Portrait
Carolyn Harris
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Swansea East
Joined: 3rd June 2016
Departed: 10th March 2021
Beth Winter Portrait
Beth Winter
Officer
Labour - Cynon Valley
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 10th March 2021
Richard Thomson Portrait
Richard Thomson
Officer
Scottish National Party - Gordon
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 10th March 2021
Stephen Flynn Portrait
Stephen Flynn
Officer
Scottish National Party - Aberdeen South
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 10th March 2021
No other APPG Memberships
Olivia Blake Portrait
Olivia Blake
Officer
Labour - Sheffield, Hallam
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 10th March 2021
Paula Barker Portrait
Paula Barker
Officer
Labour - Liverpool, Wavertree
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 10th March 2021
Kieran Mullan Portrait
Kieran Mullan
Officer
Conservative - Crewe and Nantwich
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 10th March 2021
1 APPG Membership
Autism
Mick Whitley Portrait
Mick Whitley
Officer
Labour - Birkenhead
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 10th March 2021
Caroline Ansell Portrait
Caroline Ansell
Officer
Conservative - Eastbourne
Joined: 3rd June 2016
Departed: 10th March 2021
Douglas Chapman Portrait
Douglas Chapman
Officer
Scottish National Party - Dunfermline and West Fife
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 10th March 2021
Navendu Mishra Portrait
Navendu Mishra
Officer
Labour - Stockport
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 10th March 2021
Derek Twigg Portrait
Derek Twigg
Officer
Labour - Halton
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 10th March 2021
Stuart C McDonald Portrait
Stuart C McDonald
Officer
Scottish National Party - Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 10th March 2021
Chris Stephens Portrait
Chris Stephens
Officer
Scottish National Party - Glasgow South West
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 10th March 2021
Rosie Winterton Portrait
Rosie Winterton
Officer
Labour - Doncaster Central
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 10th March 2021
3 APPG Memberships
Alevis , Gibraltar , University of Hull
Nia Griffith Portrait
Nia Griffith
Officer
Labour - Llanelli
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 10th March 2021
1 APPG Membership
Modern Languages
Chris Elmore Portrait
Chris Elmore
Secretary
Labour - Ogmore
Joined: 15th February 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
Mhairi Black Portrait
Mhairi Black
Vice-Chair
Scottish National Party - Paisley and Renfrewshire South
Joined: 3rd June 2016
Departed: 5th November 2019
Baroness Burt of Solihull Portrait
Baroness Burt of Solihull
Vice-Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
Louise Haigh Portrait
Louise Haigh
Vice-Chair
Labour - Sheffield, Heeley
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
2 APPG Memberships
Antisemitism , Football
Scott Mann Portrait
Scott Mann
Vice-Chair
Conservative - North Cornwall
Joined: 3rd June 2016
Departed: 5th November 2019
2 APPG Memberships
Football Club , Vaping
Liz McInnes Portrait
Liz McInnes
Vice-Chair
Labour - Former Member for Heywood and Middleton
Joined: 3rd June 2016
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Angela Crawley Portrait
Angela Crawley
Vice-Chair
Scottish National Party - Lanark and Hamilton East
Joined: 3rd June 2016
Departed: 5th November 2019
2 APPG Memberships
Unconscious Bias , Women in Parliament
None Portrait
Baroness Bakewell
Vice-Chair
Joined: 3rd June 2016
Departed: 5th November 2019
Stephen Lloyd Portrait
Stephen Lloyd
Vice-Chair
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Eastbourne
Joined: 2nd January 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Danny Kinahan Portrait
Danny Kinahan
Co-Chair
Ulster Unionist Party - Former Member for South Antrim
Joined: 3rd June 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Mark Durkan Portrait
Mark Durkan
Co-Chair
Social Democratic & Labour Party - Former Member for Foyle
Joined: 3rd June 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Ian Blackford Portrait
Ian Blackford
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Joined: 3rd June 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
1 APPG Membership
Christians in Parliament