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Julian Lesser MP’s Statement to the House of Reps concerning Jim Tilley and BPiA

2021-08-25T10:38:22+10:00

Dated: 11th August 2021 Unfortunately Julian Lesser's speech was cut short due to the time for member's statements expiring. The video is here, and the full transcript, from Julian's Newsletter is below. Jim Tilley OAM British Pensioners in Australia will be saddened by the death of Jim Tilley OAM. I was pleased to say a few words about Jim in the House this week: Jim Tilley, who passed away recently, was a warrior for a just cause, the leading light in the British Pensioners in Australia organisation. Jim fought hard for the rights of Australia’s British Pensioners, determined to see [...]

Julian Lesser MP’s Statement to the House of Reps concerning Jim Tilley and BPiA2021-08-25T10:38:22+10:00

Jim Tilley OAM has Passed Away

2021-08-13T15:15:27+10:00

Sadly, our founder, Jim Tilley OAM, passed away today, 29th July 2021, at 4.00am, Sydney Time Jim Tilley the tireless campaigner for UK pensioners in Australia, has left a powerful legacy. Incensed at the UK Government’s arbitrary and unjust frozen pension policy which sees the pensions paid to Australian residents frozen, Jim established British Pensions in Australia Inc. (BPiA) in 2003. From small beginnings, BPiA now boasts over 3,600 members. Its membership consists of migrants from the UK and Australians who worked in the UK and returned to Australia. Over the years, Jim has helped guide many Australians through the [...]

Jim Tilley OAM has Passed Away2021-08-13T15:15:27+10:00

UK Department of Work & Pensions confirms reciprocal agreement not needed

2021-07-20T18:21:41+10:00

Department of Work & Pensions confirms reciprocal agreement not needed In answer to a "Freedom of Information" request, the UK DWP has confirmed that a reciprocal social services agreement is not required to "unfreeze" UK Pensions. They also confirmed that there are no plans to change the existing 70 year old policy on Frozen Pensions. The DWP FOI response is here

UK Department of Work & Pensions confirms reciprocal agreement not needed2021-07-20T18:21:41+10:00
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