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I was present at the APPG meeting that @2020Comms says discussed a rigged report and held an illegitimate vote. At that meeting she read out a prepared statement alleging the report was biased, even though the report had only been released that day. #waspi #backto60 1/
@2020Comms @2020Comms refused to accept assurances from the Chair that the report had been prepared fairly and without bias, and tried to disrupt further discussion of the proposals. The Chair asked her to leave the meeting, but she refused. She was eventually escorted out by Security. 2/
@2020Comms It was clear to me at the time that she attended the meeting in bad faith. She did not intend to discuss the proposals, but to denounce the APPG itself and deny the legitimacy of its work. 3/
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The first time I wrote about the problem of state pension inequality for 1950s women was back in 2016. I mentioned the 'cold hard knot of anger' - that's not gone away. #waspi #StatePension newstatesman.com/politics/femin…
Then I had another go a couple of weeks later. newstatesman.com/politics/femin… #waspi #statepension
And I wrote another piece in March. I wish I could feel as though any of it made a difference. newstatesman.com/politics/econo… #waspi #StatePension
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News from Planet #WASPI
According to a usually well informed source, as of last week, #WASPI have 4 new Directors - Cheryl Sloane, Lila Bennett, Norah Hickey and Rosemary Dickson. It is presently unclear what their responsibilities are.
There's also said to be 'elevated positions' for 10 of Anne Keens most trusted lieutenants
Pat Tartellin, who resigned as a Director on April 3 2017, is understood to have made a temporary return.
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