WASPI women hold drop-in event in Oban

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Women campaigning against changes to the age at which they can collect their state pensions held a drop-in session at the Rockfield Centre in Oban.

The Women Against State Pension Inequality (WASPI) Argyll and Isles group was set up a year ago and saw McCaig’s Tower lit up purple as part of the WASPI Paint Your Town Purple initiative in January.

The local group has also been given support from the Argyll and Bute  branches of the Unison, Unite, EIS and GMB unions.

WASPI Argyll and Isles estimates 6,700 women born in the 1950s will be affected by state pension age changes in Argyll and Bute.

Contact the group at argyllisleswaspi@mail.com.