The hearing took place at the Court of Appeal over two days in July, with this decision potentially having historic consequences.

The judgment on Tuesday published by Master of the Rolls Sir Terence Etherton, Lord Justice Underhill and Lady Justice Rose unanimously dismissed the claim.

They found that introducing the same state pension age for men and women did not amount to unlawful discrimination under EU or human rights laws.

The senior justices said: “Despite the sympathy that we, like the members of the Divisional Court (High Court), feel for the appellants and other women in their position, we are satisfied that this is not a case where the court can interfere with the decisions taken through the Parliamentary process.”

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