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Sir Roger Gale UK APPG Chair writes to Amanda Rishworth

2022-09-27T23:03:50+10:00

In June, Sir Roger Gale, Chair of the UK All Party Parliament Group on Frozen Pensions wrote to the New Australian Social Services Minister, Amanda Rishworth congratulating her, and making her aware of the scandal of the British frozen pensions policy. No reply has yet been received. The letter is here

Sir Roger Gale UK APPG Chair writes to Amanda Rishworth2022-09-27T23:03:50+10:00

Liz Truss Sacks UK Pensions Minister Guy Opperman, replaced by UK Alex Burghart

2022-09-27T22:40:01+10:00

Liz Trus has sacked long serving UK Pensions Minister Guy Opperman, and replaced him with Alex Burghart MP. Neither has shown any sympathy for the Frozen Pensions cause over past years. You can Email him here:  alex.burghart.mp@parliament.uk Or write to:    Mr. Burghart at House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA Alex represents the Brentwood and Ongar Constituency, so this is of special interest to anyone who used to live there!

Liz Truss Sacks UK Pensions Minister Guy Opperman, replaced by UK Alex Burghart2022-09-27T22:40:01+10:00

Our President urges Anthony Albanese to discuss Social Security Agreement with Liz Truss while in UK

2022-09-27T20:15:55+10:00

Our President wrote to PM Anthony Albanese, and received an acknowledgement, urging him, while in UK, to speak to UK PM Liz Truss about the Frozen Pension scandal, and the need for a social services agreement with the UK. The letter is here

Our President urges Anthony Albanese to discuss Social Security Agreement with Liz Truss while in UK2022-09-27T20:15:55+10:00

UK Lib Dems Press for Frozen Pensions to be included in Trade Negotiations

2022-09-18T14:38:36+10:00

Sarah Olney UK MP Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for International Trade, and Wendy Chamberlain UK MP Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Work & Pensions recently supported our campaign by writing to the Secretary of State for International Trade, pressing for the frozen pensions issue to be part of reciprocal agreements linked to free trade agreements. As you will see, from DIT's response, they effectively passed the buck to the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions whose position we know only too well. Nevertheless, the MP's  efforts will continue, spurred on by the fact that under the Triple Lock policy, state pensioners in the [...]

UK Lib Dems Press for Frozen Pensions to be included in Trade Negotiations2022-09-18T14:38:36+10:00

Peter Dowd in UK Question Time, Raises The Debacle of Lost End of Life Forms in Canada

2022-09-10T19:00:06+10:00

Peter Dowd MP, in UK Parliamentary Question Time, raised the debacle of Canadian Frozen Pensioner's "End of Life" forms that never arrived from UK DWP. There was no satisfactory answer to the question. Additionally (and not asked for) there was the usual blah blah "the situation for 70 years has been....." Video is here

Peter Dowd in UK Question Time, Raises The Debacle of Lost End of Life Forms in Canada2022-09-10T19:00:06+10:00

New Minister for Social Services Pledges Government support for Frozen Pensioners

2022-08-12T14:42:05+10:00

Amanda Rishworth, Minister for Social Services has responded to our President's congratulation letter on her appointment, by pledging Government support for UK Frozen Pensioners in Australia. Here

New Minister for Social Services Pledges Government support for Frozen Pensioners2022-08-12T14:42:05+10:00

BBC Program: Sir Roger Gale requests that Frozen Pensions are put on CHOGM agenda.

2022-06-23T19:54:14+10:00

The BBC recently aired a program featuring Sir Roger Gale requesting that Frozen Pensions be included on the upcoming CHOGM agenda. It includes interviews with John Duffy, and Anne Puckridge. BBC video is here

BBC Program: Sir Roger Gale requests that Frozen Pensions are put on CHOGM agenda.2022-06-23T19:54:14+10:00
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