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UK General Election is on July 4th

2024-05-24T15:51:57+10:00

UK General Election Announced The Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak, has announced that the UK General Election will take place on Thursday 4th July. He has requested His Majesty the King to dissolve Parliament on 30th May and the King has agreed to his request. The time between today and 30th May 2024 is to allow for what is called “wash up”. All incomplete legislation lapses when Parliament is dissolved and wash up allows the government, with the agreement of the opposition, to complete what is deemed essential legislation. BPiA hopes to have a list of constituencies and candidates available [...]

UK General Election is on July 4th2024-05-24T15:51:57+10:00

British Citizens Abroad now have a lifetime right to vote in UK – register now!

2024-05-24T15:53:17+10:00

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? To find your old constituency from a post code, go here To find a post code from an old address, go here see [...]

British Citizens Abroad now have a lifetime right to vote in UK – register now!2024-05-24T15:53:17+10:00

Vale Nigel Nelson, CABP Member, and Previous Chair of ICBP

2024-05-24T16:07:37+10:00

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 [...]

Vale Nigel Nelson, CABP Member, and Previous Chair of ICBP2024-05-24T16:07:37+10:00

UK Daily Telegraph: 80 year old Frozen Pensioner forced to work to survive.

2024-05-24T16:06:21+10:00

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 [...]

UK Daily Telegraph: 80 year old Frozen Pensioner forced to work to survive.2024-05-24T16:06:21+10:00

FT Article – Should I Pay Voluntary UK NI Contributions?

2023-07-23T15:53:26+10:00

Advice on Payment of  Voluntary UK National Insurance Contributions The Deadline for payment of Voluntary UK NI contributions has bee extended to April 2025 The FT have published an article about if and when to pay voluntary UK National Insurance contributions. The Article is written primarily for UK Residents, but there is a section for Frozen Pensioners. It should be read in conjunction with BPiA Fact Sheet 4:-  Voluntary Contributions here The FT Article is here

FT Article – Should I Pay Voluntary UK NI Contributions?2023-07-23T15:53:26+10:00

BPiA’s President Patrick Edwards Interviewed on ABC Radio’s PM program.

2023-03-07T22:13:34+11:00

BPiA's President Patrick Edwards was interviewed on ABC Radio's PM program, as part of a segment covering the cost of living problems for British "Frozen Pensioners" in Australia. Patrick appears around 04:00 You can listen to it here:  Cost of living biting those with pensions frozen in time - ABC Radio

BPiA’s President Patrick Edwards Interviewed on ABC Radio’s PM program.2023-03-07T22:13:34+11:00
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