Disabled campaigners believe they are “one step closer to justice”, despite losing a legal case against the government over the potentially ruinous costs of taking discrimination cases through the courts. A high court judge yesterday (Wednesday) dismissed an application for judicial review […]
Women affected by the state pension age increases have expressed disappointment after the High Court dismissed their claims that the changes were discriminatory.
Among them is 61-year-old Sandra Morris, who will not get her state pension until she is 66. Despite having chronic illnesses, she will continue to run her miniature artisan business until retirement age as, without her state pension, she cannot afford to take a step back.
Her partner, Pamela Shallcrass, 65, also has to wait another year for her pension.
The High Court in Belfast rules abortion legislation in Northern Ireland is in breach of human rights laws