Honiton WASPI women protest in London
PUBLISHED: 11:30 10 July 2016 | UPDATED: 09:03 13 July 2016
Travelling to the capital on the Devon Demonstration coach, the women met up with other Devon protestors and joined the 2,500 demonstrators from across the UK.
Women from Honiton travelled to London last Wednesday to support the national Women Against State Pension Inequality (WASPI) campaign.
Travelling to the capital on the Devon Demonstration coach, the women met up with other Devon women and joined the 2,500 demonstrators from across the UK.
A WASPI spokeswoman said: “There were also 60 MPs who made time to sing and speak with us.
“Emotion was incredibly high and the strength of feeling at the injustice done to 1950s women and their families could be heard throughout Westminster.”
At 2pm, the group hurried off to join the queues entering Parliament to lobby their MPs. The spokeswoman added: “We arrived back in Devon around midnight, tired but happy that we had made our feelings known.”
For more information about WASPI, visit www.waspi.co.uk
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