Lords overturns Pensions Bill amendment

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The House of Lords has overturned Baroness Hollis's amendment to the Pensions Bill which would have give women more flexibility to buy 'added years' to increase their basic state pension.

In particular, the 75% of women who do not qualify for a full basic state pension would have been able to top up their state pension at retirement. More than 300 lords voted against the ammendment compared...

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