Impact of the frozen pensions policy on the Windrush Generation raised in the House of Lords
July 7, 2023 Frozen British Pensions 5 Comments
Today, Lord Davies of Brixton laid bare the impact that the frozen pensions policy is having on members of the Windrush Generation who have returned to their country of birth in retirement, often to be closer to family after spending their working lives in the UK.
British pensioners residing in all but two Caribbean countries have frozen pensions that do not increase in line with inflation – some receive as little as £20 a week. It is discriminatory by nature, and especially cruel to those who, upon invitation by the UK Government, uprooted their lives to work in and help rebuild Britain.
Read the full transcript of his intervention here: [House of Lords debate: 75th Anniversary of the Windrush. Friday 7 July 2023].