War widows get raw pension deal

I wish to draw your attention to the Justice for Widows Campaign.

The Forces Pension Society and the War Widows Association, both of which I am a member, have asked us to write to our local MP.

I did so but received a standard woolly reply.

Both organisations are campaigning independently and asking MPs to sign the Early Motion Scheme. My MP did not even mention it. The War Widows Association has asked me to hand you the enclosed leaflet.

My husband (military) died in service in 1970 – aged 42.

If I were to remarry, I fall into that category of widows who would lose their military pension as well as the War Widows Pension.

(Mrs) G Northey

Hailsham