How did your MP vote on the Bill to abolish the "Triple Lock"?
BPiA Volunteer 12021-11-04T17:11:39+11:00UK Frozen Pensions Day 2nd Nov 2021BPiA Volunteer 12021-11-04T17:11:39+11:00
The End Frozen Campaign, run by ICBP, designated 2nd Nov 2121 as "Frozen Pensions Day" They presented a booklet of research on frozen pensioners to the Prime Minister at 10 Downing Street The webpage is here The booklet has many stories and audio from Frozen Pensioners here
BPiA Volunteer 12021-11-03T17:58:38+11:002021 AGM (ZOOM meeting) is on Weds 10th Nov at 4pm AEDTBPiA Volunteer 12021-11-03T17:58:38+11:00
BPia's 2021 AGM is scheduled for Weds 10th Nov at 4pm AEDT. The meeting will be held online via ZOOM. See the Notice of AGM for details of how to attend the meeting.
BPiA Volunteer 12021-11-03T18:22:26+11:00Promotional Video from the Canadian Association of British PensionersBPiA Volunteer 12021-11-03T18:22:26+11:00
CABP, Our Partner in the ICBP, have produced an informative promotional Video. British Pensioners in Australia should, of course contact BPiA, not the contacts shown in the video. CABP Video
BPiA Volunteer 12021-10-29T10:55:42+11:00Senator Ruston promises to raise frozen pensions with UK counterpartsBPiA Volunteer 12021-10-29T10:55:42+11:00
Senator Ruston's letter
BPiA Volunteer 12021-10-21T23:37:54+11:00Australian Government says UK Frozen Pension Policy costs Australian taxpayers $110 million a yearBPiA Volunteer 12021-10-21T23:37:54+11:00
You can buy an awful lot of hospital beds for $110 million a year. In her reply to Sen Eric Abetz, Sen Anne Ruston, Minister for Social Services, says that the estimated indicative cost to Australia of the UK policy of not indexing British Pensions is $110 million annually Sen Ruston's reply to Sen Abetz
BPiA Volunteer 12021-10-15T18:47:16+11:00MP forwarded members Frozen Pension query to Australian High Commissioner to the UKBPiA Volunteer 12021-10-15T18:47:16+11:00
A BPiA member asked her MP (Milton Dick) what action the Australian government was taking concerning "frozen" UK Pensions. It was nice to see that he forwarded the question to George Brandis (Australian High Commissioner to the UK), and to Marise Payne (Minister for Foreign Affairs) Milton Dick's letter to George Brandis, and Marise Payne Marise Payne's reply was, of course, the standard reply that it is long standing UK policy, which is regularly raised with the UK Government. Marise Payne's reply
BPiA Volunteer 12021-09-11T17:41:47+10:00CBC News Report on British Frozen Pensions in CanadaBPiA Volunteer 12021-09-11T17:41:47+10:00
CBC News report on British Frozen Pensions in Canada.
BPiA Volunteer 12021-09-09T17:56:58+10:00Treasury Abandons Plan to Abolish Class 2 NI ContributionsBPiA Volunteer 12021-09-09T17:56:58+10:00
Treasury has confirmed that plans to abolish Class 2 National Insurance Contributions have been scrapped. Details in this article from Accountancy Daily