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'Entirely unjust' Outrage as thousands of Britons miss out on state pension increase

However, they are offered no security like the double or triple lock.

Nigel Nelson, previous chair of the International Consortium of British Pensioners, commented: “Many of them have to choose whether they should turn on the heating or whether they can afford to eat.

“I am sure you will have seen in the press how much pensioners in the UK are struggling to make ends meet – imagine how UK pensioners living here in Canada are suffering given that their UK state pension is NEVER increased, despite the fact that they have the same number of National Insurance contribution years.” 

The ICBP has opened a petition to have the frozen pension policy discussed in the House of Commons in the hopes of invoking some much needed change. 


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