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Lord Rennard Gave a Presentation to The BPiA AGM 2022

2022-12-13T14:58:09+11:00

Lord Rennard gave a presentation direct from London to the BPiA AGM on 6th Dec 2022. Lord Rennard is a Liberal Democrat Life Peer who was instrumental in getting the changes to the Election Act which removed the 15 year time limit for non-residents to vote in the UK. The AGM was held via Zoom, and members from several countries around the world attended. The presentation gave valuable insights on how best to progress our case with the UK Government, and finished with a Q&A session. The Video is here

Lord Rennard Gave a Presentation to The BPiA AGM 20222022-12-13T14:58:09+11:00

UK Department of Work & Pensions confirms reciprocal agreement not needed

2022-12-10T10:12:23+11:00

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 needed2022-12-10T10:12:23+11:00

Canadian MP Matt Jeneroux speaks out for Frozen Pensioners

2022-12-06T15:32:15+11:00

Canadian MP Matt Jeneroux recently spoke for Frozen Pensioners in the Canadian House of Commons. Matts announcement is here November 29, 2022 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ottawa, ON – Matt Jeneroux, Member of Parliament for Edmonton Riverbend, released the following statement about British Pensioners not getting paid: “The pensions of around 125,000 UK expats have been frozen by the UK government recently. These include people who served in the British arm forces to civilians who just wanted to move to Canada and be with their families.” Below is my statement in the House of Commons addressing the issue: Video [...]

Canadian MP Matt Jeneroux speaks out for Frozen Pensioners2022-12-06T15:32:15+11:00

Report from the EndFrozenPensions delegation to London

2022-11-29T22:10:24+11:00

Our President Patrick Edwards and other members of the ICBP delegation have met a leading KC and a successful human rights lawyer to investigate possible legal solutions for our campaign. Read the full report in the BPiA Monthly Newsletter to be published next week.

Report from the EndFrozenPensions delegation to London2022-11-29T22:10:24+11:00

Successful BPiA Stand at the Perth Burswood Park “Have-a-go” Day

2022-11-29T21:46:06+11:00

Photos from The successful BPiA stand at the Perth Burswood Park "Have-a-go" day in 2021 and 2022. Thanks to the Seniors Recreation Council of WA, for inviting BPiA to participate, and BPiA members Roger Tuffley and Colin Holmes in WA for making it happen! Photo from the 2021 event Photo from the 9th Nov 2022 event Photo from the 9th Nov 2022 event

Successful BPiA Stand at the Perth Burswood Park “Have-a-go” Day2022-11-29T21:46:06+11:00

BPiA Free Webinar on Frozen UK Pensions

2022-11-29T14:07:42+11:00

Are you entitled to a Full or Part UK State Age Pension? Have you, or your spouse ever worked in the UK and paid National Insurance contributions? You may be entitled to a full or part UK State Age Pension, irrespective of nationality or where you now live. BPiA is holding a free Webinar to help you determine if you are eligible, how to maximise what you are entitled too, and how to apply. Registration (free) is essential, and numbers are limited! https://us02web.zoom.us/.../tZAtc...

BPiA Free Webinar on Frozen UK Pensions2022-11-29T14:07:42+11:00

SMH exposes Australian Frozen Pensioner’s fury, and the BPiA Delegation’s Advocacy in London.

2022-11-21T20:47:59+11:00

Sydney Morning Herald has published an excellent article exposing the unfairness of British Frozen Pensions and the fury it has caused. It also publicises the excellent work our BPiA delegation in London, which includes our President Patrick Edwards, is doing "educating" British MPs about the situation Full Article is here

SMH exposes Australian Frozen Pensioner’s fury, and the BPiA Delegation’s Advocacy in London.2022-11-21T20:47:59+11:00

EndFrozenPensions UK MP information sessions in London

2022-11-17T22:39:05+11:00

BPiA's President, Patrick Edwards, is part of a Joint Delegation to UK MPs to give them information on the unfair Frozen Pensions situation. Most British MPs know very little about the frozen pensions situation, and how unfair it is. Tendo, Our agency in London, has organised "drop in" Information sessions in London for UK MPs as part of their #EndfrozenPensions campaign For information, Ex-Pat pensioners will soon have the right to vote in UK Elections without time limit, so MPs in marginal seats may pay us more attention! Please share this with friends and relatives Please use the tool below [...]

EndFrozenPensions UK MP information sessions in London2022-11-17T22:39:05+11:00

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
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