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Pensions (Payments Overseas)

Volume 408: debated on Thursday 3 July 2003

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To ask the Minister for Women what recent discussions she has had with the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on the ability of married women retiring to South Africa, Canada and Australia to claim the index-linked element of the state pension. [123246]

My right hon. Friend the Minister for Women has had one discussion with the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on issues relating to women and pensions this year. However they have not discussed the specific issue of indexation of pensions for women retiring to South Africa, Canada and Australia.