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Court ruling highlights ‘difficulties in making unwelcome changes to pensions’

Court ruling highlights ‘difficulties in making unwelcome changes to pensions’
Published on: 03 October 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Court ruling highlights ‘difficulties in making unwelcome changes to pensions’
  • Background
  • Limits of the law
  • Legal and political dynamics

Article summary

Pensions analysis: The High Court has ruled that almost four million women born during the 1950s are not entitled to restitution for the money they lost when the pension age for women was raised from 60 to 66. The change in the pension age for women took place under the Pensions Act 1995, and came into force 15 years later. Rosalind Connor, partner at ARC Pensions Law, and Stephen Scholefield, partner at Pinsent Masons, consider the decision. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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