To complain to DWP re:WASPI site Pension Inequality

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MrsAverage wrote:
Huegatort wrote:I have just looked on the WASPI site and have learned that anyone affected by the Pension Inequality (women born in the 1950's) can write a complaint letter to the DWP and there are templates and information on the site to help and guide you.
Regards
Thanks for this. I was unhappy with the situation but didn't know there was anything I could actually do.
I'm sending off my first letter tomorrow (only tomorrow as their site doesn't seem to work on my tablet and I need to use the pc)
I have done all my letters and in a queue to hopefully get compensation.
Hi to Mrs Average and sunnydisposition
I don't have office on my comp, so I'm going to download the information at my Son's house today and then I will start my complaint.
The only letter that I ever received about changes to my pension was in March 2013 to advise me that I will now get my pension at 66 but I was never advised in writing by the DWP that I would not get my pension at 60!
I'm sure there are many women who still don't know about WASPI and that there is something that we can all do as individuals to stand up for our rights!
Please pass this on to any woman that you know who may be in this age group.
Regards
Yes, there are still many women unaware. There are also many women in this age group who do not use social media web sites or have access. I have told many women to go to their local library. So tell all your friends. I am still hearing of women leaving there jobs thinking they will get the state pension.

The government should inform Employers to inform their women employees born in their 50s. To check their state pension forecast.

https://www.gov.uk/check-state-pension
Hi sunnydisposition
I was able to get out for an hour yesterday to see my friend, we've known each other since we started work.
I explained all about WASPI and told her that there is something that she can do about her pension and she was so pleased. She also said that she will pass the information on to as many women as possible.
I have sent my first letter, so at least like may others I am fighting for what is rightfully mine!
Regards
Huegatort wrote:Hi sunnydisposition
I was able to get out for an hour yesterday to see my friend, we've known each other since we started work.
I explained all about WASPI and told her that there is something that she can do about her pension and she was so pleased. She also said that she will pass the information on to as many women as possible.
I have sent my first letter, so at least like may others I am fighting for what is rightfully mine!
Regards
GOOD NEWS!
https://en-gb.facebook.com/WASPI-Women- ... 125688402/

ACTION STATIONS, EVERYONE!
Good news! Grahame Morris, MP for Easington has secured a Westminster Hall debate for WASPI on next Wednesday, 5th July, 2.30-4.00 pm. He has also submitted an Early Day Motion (EDM) for MPs to sign to show their support. This is a great opportunity to raise awareness and turn up the heat for WASPI. Please write to your MP and ask him or her to support this Early Day Motion 63. For more information visit www.parliament.uk/about/how/business/edms/
http://www.parliament.uk/edm/2017-19/63
Early day motion 63 - WOMEN AGAINST STATE PENSION INEQUALITY
That this House believes it has a moral duty to ensure that there is a fair transition for women born on or after 6 April 1951 regarding their pensions;...
PARLIAMENT.UK
http://parliamentlive.tv/event/index/b3 ... 7884019553

OK how many women in their 60's would like to start an apprenticeship while waiting for their state pension.

Not me!
Hi sunnydisposition
Me neither and many women that I know! How out of touch is Guy Opperman? Many women of our age are in bad health and caring for more than one member of their family.

Here is the reply I received from our MP, I have deleted his name to protect my anonymity:

Dear Mrs,
 
Thanks for your email regarding women's pensions. I totally sympathise with your situation. You are among a group of women who I believe have been grotesquely disadvantaged.
 
In the last Parliament I had been preparing a blocking amendment to the Pension Schemes Bill which would have held up the Bill until the Government addressed the plight of those women who have been similarly disadvantaged. Sadly the amendment didn’t progress as neither the SNP nor Labour frontbenches would throw their weight behind it.
 
I continue to think much about what can be done to gain a favourable resolution on this matter, but this was a heavy blow to our chances of gaining justice.
 
Best wishes and again thank you for writing to me.
Huegatort wrote:Hi sunnydisposition
Me neither and many women that I know! How out of touch is Guy Opperman? Many women of our age are in bad health and caring for more than one member of their family.

Here is the reply I received from our MP, I have deleted his name to protect my anonymity:

Dear Mrs,
 
Thanks for your email regarding women's pensions. I totally sympathise with your situation. You are among a group of women who I believe have been grotesquely disadvantaged.
 
In the last Parliament I had been preparing a blocking amendment to the Pension Schemes Bill which would have held up the Bill until the Government addressed the plight of those women who have been similarly disadvantaged. Sadly the amendment didn’t progress as neither the SNP nor Labour frontbenches would throw their weight behind it.
 
I continue to think much about what can be done to gain a favourable resolution on this matter, but this was a heavy blow to our chances of gaining justice.
 
Best wishes and again thank you for writing to me.
I have also written to my mp and several others who are not.
Interesting, comment re SNP and Labour. How long age was your reply?
Hi sunnydisposition

I received that reply yesterday when I posted it here. I have also written to another MP but I am awaiting her reply; as soon as I receive it I will post it here.

Also I sent my first (WASPI) letter to the DWP on Monday the 26th of June and received a reply on Friday the 30th the same week. I then posted my second letter on the same day; so I'm now awaiting my second reply.

Regards
Huegatort wrote:Hi sunnydisposition

I received that reply yesterday when I posted it here. I have also written to another MP but I am awaiting her reply; as soon as I receive it I will post it here.

Also I sent my first (WASPI) letter to the DWP on Monday the 26th of June and received a reply on Friday the 30th the same week. I then posted my second letter on the same day; so I'm now awaiting my second reply.

Regards
I have done all my letters and I am now one of the nearly 700 Waspi women. Waiting for the ICE team to start looking at all the complaints to date in October. Be in it to win it!
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