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Deadline Approaching for Once in a Lifetime Chance to Top up UK Pension Contributions

2023-02-06T19:32:54+11:00

Currently there is a once in a lifetime opportunity to top up your UK pension contributions. This ends on 5th April 2023, make sure you don't miss out! This Article explains the situation

Deadline Approaching for Once in a Lifetime Chance to Top up UK Pension Contributions2023-02-06T19:32:54+11:00

BPiA has a stall booked at the Sydney Mardi Gras Fair Day – Volunteers Needed!

2023-01-31T17:55:50+11:00

BPiA has a stall booked at the Sydney Mardi Gras Fair Day 10 am to 9 pm on Sunday 19th Feb 2023. Volunteers are needed! Email:  membership@bpia.org.au   or Phone:  1 300 308 353

BPiA has a stall booked at the Sydney Mardi Gras Fair Day – Volunteers Needed!2023-01-31T17:55:50+11:00

BPiA has a stall booked at the Brigadoon Highland Gathering – Volunteers needed

2023-01-02T20:47:23+11:00

BPiA has a stall booked at the Brigadoon Highland Gathering on 1st April 2023. Volunteers are needed to man the stall! Phone: 1 300 308 353    or Email:  membership@bpia.org.au

BPiA has a stall booked at the Brigadoon Highland Gathering – Volunteers needed2023-01-02T20:47:23+11:00

John Duffy has Resigned as Chairman of the ICBP due to ill health.

2022-12-27T09:34:02+11:00

We are sorry to report that John Duffy, the ICBP Chairman who recently led the ICBP delegation visit to the UK  has had to stand down from all frozen pensioner work due to ill health. We would like thank John for his determined leadership and campaigning since 2017 and wish him the very best in his health journey. The rest of the ICBP board will continue the campaign for unfreezing of pensions around the world, which was advanced during the recent delegation visit and a new Chair will be identified some time in the New Year. [...]

John Duffy has Resigned as Chairman of the ICBP due to ill health.2022-12-27T09:34:02+11:00

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
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