Frozen Pensions questioned in House of Lords

March 1, 2021 Frozen British Pensions 0 Comments

Half a million British pensioners are denied access to annual increases to their UK state pension due to the Government’s ‘frozen’ pensions policy. Baroness Stedman-Scott, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, was questioned on this unfair policy today in the House of Lords.

Speakers included:

  • Lord Randall of Uxbrigde
  • Baroness Altmann
  • Lord Singh of Wimbledon
  • Lord Foulkes of Cumnock
  • Baroness Janke
  • Baroness Sherlock
  • Baroness Eaton
  • Lord Dodds of Duncairn
  • Lord Rooker, former Pensions Minister
  • Lord German
  • Baroness Gardner of Parkes

A full transcript of each question and the Minister’s response can be read here: Commonwealth Countries: Reciprocal Pension Agreements – Monday 1 March 2021 – Hansard – UK Parliament

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