Retied Members Section – Good News on the State Pension?

The article here concerning State Pensions appeared in the Times on the 24th September.  If correct it is good news for us retired members.  As you may know elements of the ‘Media’, some of our ‘Parliamentary Representatives’ and a selection of ‘Think Tanks’ have for some time been agitating for reductions in Pensioners rights. I know some of our membership are comfortably off and with good intent in these difficult times are tempted to support curbing pensioner rights.  Of course they have a perfect right to do this but I would ask them first to consider the plight of many pensioners for whom life is a financial struggle.
Chris O’Neill
Hampshire Unison Retired Members Section