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

2024-01-20T18:33:43+11:00

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? see Fact Sheet 26 VOTING IN UK GENERAL ELECTIONS in the Members only section

British Citizens Abroad now have a lifetime right to vote in UK – register now!2024-01-20T18:33:43+11:00

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

2024-01-10T19:05:29+11:00

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 ICBP2024-01-10T19:05:29+11:00

Report from The BPiA Frozen Pension Information Session in Parliament House

2024-01-18T20:53:19+11:00

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 [...]

Report from The BPiA Frozen Pension Information Session in Parliament House2024-01-18T20:53:19+11:00

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
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