SNP Veterans Spokesperson on Frozen Pensions

December 7, 2020 Frozen British Pensions 0 Comments

At today’s Defence questions, Carol Monaghan MP, SNP Shadow Spokesperson for Armed Forces and Veterans, pressed Minister Johnny Mercer on the plight of 60,000 UK veterans living on frozen overseas pensions.

She raised the case of Anne Puckridge, who served in all three branches of the armed forces however, because she moved to Canada, now lives on a frozen state pension of just £72 per week.

The full transcript and the Minister’s response can be read here: Overseas Veterans: State Pensions – Monday 7 December 2020 – Hansard – UK Parliament

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