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Liz Truss Sacks UK Pensions Minister Guy Opperman, replaced by UK Alex Burghart

2022-11-17T21:52:18+11:00

Liz Truss has sacked long serving UK Pensions Minister Guy Opperman, and replaced him with Alex Burghart MP. Neither has shown any sympathy for the Frozen Pensions cause over past years. You can Email him here:  alex.burghart.mp@parliament.uk Or write to:    Mr. Burghart at House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA Alex represents the Brentwood and Ongar Constituency, so this is of special interest to anyone who used to live there!

Liz Truss Sacks UK Pensions Minister Guy Opperman, replaced by UK Alex Burghart2022-11-17T21:52:18+11:00

UK Lib Dems Press for Frozen Pensions to be included in Trade Negotiations

2022-09-18T14:38:36+10:00

Sarah Olney UK MP Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for International Trade, and Wendy Chamberlain UK MP Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Work & Pensions recently supported our campaign by writing to the Secretary of State for International Trade, pressing for the frozen pensions issue to be part of reciprocal agreements linked to free trade agreements. As you will see, from DIT's response, they effectively passed the buck to the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions whose position we know only too well. Nevertheless, the MP's  efforts will continue, spurred on by the fact that under the Triple Lock policy, state pensioners in the [...]

UK Lib Dems Press for Frozen Pensions to be included in Trade Negotiations2022-09-18T14:38:36+10:00

Peter Dowd in UK Question Time, Raises The Debacle of Lost End of Life Forms in Canada

2022-09-10T19:00:06+10:00

Peter Dowd MP, in UK Parliamentary Question Time, raised the debacle of Canadian Frozen Pensioner's "End of Life" forms that never arrived from UK DWP. There was no satisfactory answer to the question. Additionally (and not asked for) there was the usual blah blah "the situation for 70 years has been....." Video is here

Peter Dowd in UK Question Time, Raises The Debacle of Lost End of Life Forms in Canada2022-09-10T19:00:06+10:00

BBC Program: Sir Roger Gale requests that Frozen Pensions are put on CHOGM agenda.

2022-06-23T19:54:14+10:00

The BBC recently aired a program featuring Sir Roger Gale requesting that Frozen Pensions be included on the upcoming CHOGM agenda. It includes interviews with John Duffy, and Anne Puckridge. BBC video is here

BBC Program: Sir Roger Gale requests that Frozen Pensions are put on CHOGM agenda.2022-06-23T19:54:14+10:00

E-petition to UK Government asking for equal treatment of all UK and Ex-Pat Pensioners

2022-01-14T23:20:32+11:00

There is a New E-Petition to UK government asking for equal treatment of Pensioners abroad! Let's try for 100.00 signatures to force another Parliamentary Debate! Please Sign and Share on this Link

E-petition to UK Government asking for equal treatment of all UK and Ex-Pat Pensioners2022-01-14T23:20:32+11:00

Written Questions on Frozen Pensions from UK MPs and answers from UK ministers

2021-12-18T18:07:31+11:00

UK MPs David Linden, Margaret Ferrier, and Andrew Rosindell recently put separate written questions, concerning UK Frozen Pensions, to the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, and the Secretary of State for Defence. The replies from the Ministers are, of course, the usual.... "long standing policy for 70 years..." "moving overseas is a personal choice..." .etc. The exchange of letters is below David Linden MP, written question, 22nd November 2021  “To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what recent steps he has taken with the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions to resolve the matter of frozen overseas pensions [...]

Written Questions on Frozen Pensions from UK MPs and answers from UK ministers2021-12-18T18:07:31+11:00

E-Petition Debate on Gurka’s Pensions. David Linden MP’s Speech

2021-12-16T19:56:11+11:00

In the E-Petition Debate in Westminster Hall on Gurkha's Pensions on 22nd Nov 2021, the SNP Pensions Spokesperson David Linden MP gave a speech in support of the Gurkhas. His speech starts “Many Members have been engaged in the all-party parliamentary group on frozen British pensions for some time now. It remains a massive stain on global Britain’s brand that so many pensioners, particularly those who served this country, languish in pension poverty oversees. For 50 years, Gurkhas have served the British Army, fighting in two world wars and conflicts across the globe. We should commemorate the contribution of all Commonwealth [...]

E-Petition Debate on Gurka’s Pensions. David Linden MP’s Speech2021-12-16T19:56:11+11:00
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