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Get Your Voice Heard on the BBC!


Get your Voice heard by the BBC! THIS IS A CHANCE FOR US ALL TO MAKE OUR VOICES HEARD!!!! I would ask every one of you to join me in telling the BBC about the injustice that we are all having to live with. If we make the effort and enough of us send in messages, we may well get to have a say. The site is: Your Voice, Your Vote - Your Vote - Send - BBC Click on the above link and the form to send your message will appear. Fill out the form with your comment [...]

Get Your Voice Heard on the BBC!2024-06-14T21:30:47+10:00

UK General Election is on July 4th


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

BPiA Facebook Posts inspired by our President’s visit to UK


BPiA has published a series of posts on Facebook inspired by our President's visit to UK There has been a series of posts on Facebook over the last two weeks, inspired by our President Patrick Edwards' recent visit to UK, and the people he met there. You can view them in two places: 1. The Private BPiA discussion group (posts cannot be shared). .   Scroll up, and Click the leftmost blue FB icon on the top right of the page, or go here 2. The public BPiA page, open to all (posts can be shared). .  Scroll up, and [...]

BPiA Facebook Posts inspired by our President’s visit to UK2024-05-24T16:10:19+10:00



British Age Pensioner Alliance The British Age Pensioner Alliance (BAPA) is campaigning to get the UK Government to pay the UK State Pension with inflation increases to pensioners everywhere, no matter where in the world they live. Everyone who is entitled to a UK State Pension has paid in on the same terms, so there’s no justification for the UK Government’s policy of freezing pensions if you don’t live in the right country. To join BAPA and keep up to date with its activities, please subscribe to the BAPA group on Google Groups by sending an email to with a [...]


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


British Citizens resident abroad now have a lifetime right to vote in UK– register now! Register here on the UK Government website: 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


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
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