Frozen British Pensions May 2018

The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Frozen British Pensions met on 18 April 2018. The minutes of the meeting record three main inputs. APPG chair Sir Roger Gale referred to correspondence he had had with both Malcolm Turnbull and Justin Trudeau and the confirmation he had received that they were committed to pension parity… Continue reading Frozen British Pensions May 2018

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Frozen British Pensions April 2018 #2

The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meetings provide a chance to air the problem of frozen pensions, not necessarily at the meeting itself but certainly on the sidelines of the meeting and in the social media space around it. This year's meeting was no exception. Publicity and support comes in a number of interesting ways. One… Continue reading Frozen British Pensions April 2018 #2

Expatriate British Pensions Update February 2018

The draft Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order 2018 was debated by the Commons on 5  February. The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (Kit Malthouse) confirmed the commitment to the triple lock guarantee for the duration of the present parliament allowing a 3% increase in the state pension. This takes it to £125.95… Continue reading Expatriate British Pensions Update February 2018