Minister sparks anger by suggesting ‘Waspi women’ start apprenticeships

A minister has been heckled by MPs for suggesting women over 60 facing poverty could start an apprenticeship.

The government has been accused of failing to do more to help 2.6 million women born in the 1950s who have lost out because of changes to pension law.

The SNP’s Mhairi Black said it was “laughable” the problem could not be fixed when the government had found £1bn to fund its deal with the DUP.

Minister Guy Opperman said he would look at cases of financial hardship.

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