Deidre Brock MP

Member of Parliament for Edinburgh North & Leith

Cuts will help disabled people into work - aye, right

This article first appeared in the Edinburgh Evening News on March 28, 2017. http://www.edinburghnews.scotsman.com/news/opinion/deidre-brock-cuts-will-help-disabled-into-work-aye-right-1-4404620April is coming, spring is here and summer is on its way. All seems right with the world and happiness is all around. Unless you're one of those people – yo...
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WASPI rally - the fight goes on for pension justice

I had a good meeting with WASPI women in London yesterday. (that's Women Against State Pension Inequality' for anyone who still doesn't know!) They are campaigning hard for justice for thousands of women born in the 1950s who had their retirement plans shattered by abrupt changes to the state pension age. There was a massive turnout of women f...
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Brock calls for rethink of pension reforms

As the SNP launch a report into the impact of state pension age changes on women born in the 1950's, Deidre Brock MP has called for the UK Government to rethink the accelerated timetable for change.Ms Brock is a supporter of the 'Women Against State Pension Inequality' (WASPI) campaign which calls for transitional arrangements for the women worst ...
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Brock backs WASPI campaign at Westminster

Deidre Brock MP met with women from across the UK including Edinburgh who attended a mass rally outside Westminster for the WASPI (women against state pension inequality) campaign.Ms Brock said:-"The UK Government cannot ignore the voices of these amazing women fighting simply to get the pension they are owed. It's inspiring to see such a huge turn...
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