“Betrayed by the government” – Former steelworker blasts UK government inaction over lost pensions

CARDIFF, Wales – A former steelworker in Cardiff, Wales, expressed outrage at the UK government’s inaction more than 20 years after over 1,000 people lost their pensions when the Allied Steel and Wire (ASW) plant went bust in 2002. The former workers have been fighting for the restoration of their pensions, which were lost when the company collapsed. John Benson, a former ASW worker, accused the Department for Work and Pension (DWP) of attempting to …

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