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'Unfair pensions clause penalises us for finding love'

Campaigner Christine Fulton MBE says rules force those fortunate enough to form new relationships after death of husband or wife to choose between love and money.

'Unfair pensions clause penalises us for finding love'

Date - 18th November 2014
By - Christine Fulton
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Prior to the 2006 Police Pension Act, regulations stated that if a police widow or widower remarries or co-habits they must forfeit their pension.  Yet as far back as 1975 the Police Federation of England and Wales voted unanimously that the...
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