BPiA is constantly in touch with breaking news and events in the UK about pension justice and our fight. Since our campaign began there has been a growing interest in the issue from concerned politicians, jurists and of course the media. Our network of members and volunteers both here and in the UK constantly monitor the UK media and maintain active contacts in the UK so that you, as a member, can be regularly kept up to date. Check our news feed to see how we are going.
Sir Roger Gale, Conservative MP and Chair for the All-Party Parliamentary Group on British Frozen Pensions, outlines the case for change. He calls on his party to face up to the issue, find a solution and action it. This article appears on conservativehome, Britain's leading Conservative blog for news, comments, analysis and campaigns.
In this article published in the UK's Eastern Eye the impact on British Asians retiring to their homeland is described. It highlights the situation of a pensioner living in India who is considering a return to the UK because he cannot survive on his frozen pension. Eastern Eye is the UK's best known and most respected Asian weekly newspaper.
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In this article which appears in the Guardian newspaper, Caroline Lucas calls for the reform of the 'frozen' pension policy. Caroline is the MP for Brighton Pavilion. She is also a member of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Frozen British Pensions.
This article, which appears in the UK Telegraph, highlights the plight of a couple living in Albany, Western Australia forced to relocate to the UK. This is because of a combination of a frozen pension and increased health care costs.
Richard Hyde worked for the UK government in a number of positions around the world. His dedicated service was recognised with awards of an MBE and OBE. Unfortunately his service only entitled him to a 'frozen' pension as he retired to countries where the uprating of pensions is not done. Yet another personal story of the hardship caused by the discriminatory 'frozen' pension policy.
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