British Citizens resident abroad now have a lifetime right to vote in UK– register now! Register here on the UK Government website: https://www.gov.uk/register-to-vote With a UK election coming up, it is vital that you register to vote, then contact your prospective MPs, to make sure they all know how important "unfreezing" Pensions is to the way you vote! A Guardian Newspaper article is here Not sure when or where you last were on the electoral roll in the UK? see Fact Sheet 26 VOTING IN UK GENERAL ELECTIONS in the Members only section
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From The Canadian Alliance of British Pensioners: On 27th December 2023, Nigel Nelson, who modestly called himself our frozen pension researcher, passed away. The loss to his family is immense, and although the wider frozen pension community may be unaware of his work, they too are significantly impacted by his passing. Since 2015, Nigel has dedicated countless hours to research and communications on behalf of CABP. He chaired the International Consortium of British Pensioners until ill health meant he had to stand down, but still continued to work tirelessly behind the scenes. His intellect, knowledge and passion for detailed research [...]
Voting eligibility for UK Ex-Pats is about to be extended from 15 years to Lifetime, see Fact Sheet 26 Fact Sheet 26: Voting in UK General Elections Fact Sheet 27: Secretary of State for Work and Pensions
CABP recently got an article published in the UK Daily Telegraph about frozen pensions. It features CABP board member Peter Sanguinetti, who tells his story of having to go back to work in his 80’s, driving school buses to make ends meet. The article is a result of lots of hard work by the CABP Board, Nigel Nelson and Tendo, the PR company which is jointly funded by CABP and BPiA through ICBP Unfortunately, the article is behind a paywall, but you can see it by signing up for a free one-month trial. If you are a CABP member [...]
Canadian Senator Percy Downe's Speech in the Canadian Senate, supporting the Frozen Pensions Campaign.
The BPiA "Drop-in" frozen Pensions Information Session for MPs and Senators on 2nd August 2023 in Parliament House was a great success! BPiA was represented by our President Patrick Edwards and his wife Colleen, Garry Gordon, Chris and Peta Mackenzie. The Drop-In session went well. Staff present said they had never seen so many MPs either turn up or send representatives for an information session. Four MPs signed our Coreflute Petition. Among them were Ian Goodenough Patrick had a meeting with Amanda Rishworth (Social services Minister) which went well. She has been a long time supporter of our [...]
BPiA supported the recent "Frozen Pension" protest in Aukland to raise exposure at the CPTPP meeting The Photos are here here and here