Frozen Pensions raised during Queens Speech debate
May 16, 2022 Frozen British Pensions 2 Comments
Today, Carol Monaghan, SNP MP for Glasgow North West, raised the injustice of the UK Government’s frozen pensions policy during the Queens Speech: Making Britain the Best Place to grow up and grow old debate.
This unfair policy leaves many British pensioners who live overseas facing poverty in their retirement. She raised Canada’s previous attempt to negotiate a reciprocal agreement to cover state pension uprating, which the UK Government refused to enter into discussions about.
Read the full transcript of her intervention here: Queens Speech: Making Britain the Best Place to grow up and grow old debate – Monday 16 May 2022 – Hansard – UK Parliament