The maximum UK state pension is only £179.60, just one-third of the value of the German state pension, and half of the French pension. In fact, the UK state pension is below the £212.00 minimum income required for an inner London single pensioner to not be in poverty. In other words, the UK state pension is below the official poverty line.
– The Socialist Party
8 July 2021
the pension entitlement as a percentage of pre-retirement average earnings is as follows: 82% for Spain, 75% in France, 51% in Germany, and 29% for the UK (OECD, 2017)
July 1st 2021 – Margaret Ferrier, MP, The findings of the National Audit Office on the compensation scheme for the Windrush scandal can only be described as catastrophic.
4th July 2021
‘It just doesn’t make sense’ – Pensioner, 95, misses out on £80,000 in state pension sum
2nd July 2021
Expats furious at pension freeze: Give us more or we’ll make you pay! Warning issued to PM
27 June 2021
‘Completely two-faced’ – Outrage as British pensioners miss out on state pension boost
23 June 2021
State pension: Britons demand Rishi Sunak keeps Triple Lock –
‘8% is a drop in the ocean!’
16-Jun-2021 – So, the UK’s DWP cannot give away enough money – Mr. Opperman is leading the charge in trying to track down pensioners in the UK who haven’t claimed their Pension Credit yet. Meanwhile, UK pensioners living in countries where their British pension is frozen, many of whom our living below the poverty line, cannot even get a fair pension, never mind Pension Credit. Where is the fairness in that? Please write today to your last MP in the UK and let them know how disgusted you are that Mr. Opperman is going on a road trip around the UK looking for people they can throw their money at
In the Canadian Parliament…..
….and in the UK Parliament
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