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United Kingdom Pensioners (Spain)

Volume 981: debated on Friday 28 March 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the annual cost of maintaining retirement pensions increases to United Kingdom pensioners now living in Spain.

The present cost of United Kingdom retirement pensions paid in Spain is about £4 million a year. It is not known how much of this is attributable to pension increases that have become payable in Spain. The cost of paying future increases to pensioners in Spain will depend on the amounts by which pension rates are raised each year.