Monthly Archives: December 2021

Written Questions on Frozen Pensions from UK MPs and answers from UK ministers

2021-12-18T18:07:31+11:00

UK MPs David Linden, Margaret Ferrier, and Andrew Rosindell recently put separate written questions, concerning UK Frozen Pensions, to the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, and the Secretary of State for Defence. The replies from the Ministers are, of course, the usual.... "long standing policy for 70 years..." "moving overseas is a personal choice..." .etc. The exchange of letters is below David Linden MP, written question, 22nd November 2021  “To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what recent steps he has taken with the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions to resolve the matter of frozen overseas pensions [...]

Written Questions on Frozen Pensions from UK MPs and answers from UK ministers2021-12-18T18:07:31+11:00

E-Petition Debate on Gurka’s Pensions. David Linden MP’s Speech

2021-12-16T19:56:11+11:00

In the E-Petition Debate in Westminster Hall on Gurkha's Pensions on 22nd Nov 2021, the SNP Pensions Spokesperson David Linden MP gave a speech in support of the Gurkhas. His speech starts “Many Members have been engaged in the all-party parliamentary group on frozen British pensions for some time now. It remains a massive stain on global Britain’s brand that so many pensioners, particularly those who served this country, languish in pension poverty oversees. For 50 years, Gurkhas have served the British Army, fighting in two world wars and conflicts across the globe. We should commemorate the contribution of all Commonwealth [...]

E-Petition Debate on Gurka’s Pensions. David Linden MP’s Speech2021-12-16T19:56:11+11:00
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