UK Supreme Court to rule on transgender pension claim

The UK's highest court has been asked to rule on a transgender person's claim to be entitled to receive the female state pension at the age of 60.

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Five Supreme Court justices will give their decision on a date to be fixed after a day of legal submissions on Tuesday.

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A ruling will be made by the court’s deputy president Lady Hale, Lord Wilson, Lord Sumption, Lord Toulson and Lord Hodge.

MB, who cannot be identified, transitioned from male to female but decided as a Christian to stay married “in the sight of God” to her wife and mother of their two children – a decision that blocked MB’s entitlement to the pension.

Read more at www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk

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