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Pensioners: Overseas Residence

Volume 463: debated on Monday 1 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many UK pensioners resident abroad have their pensions (a) frozen and (b) uprated in line with those living in the UK. (155521)

[holding answer 17 September 2007]: As at February 2007, there were 524,730 state pension recipients abroad whose pensions were frozen and there were 534,940 state pension recipients whose pensions were uprated in line with those living in the UK.

Notes:

1. Caseload figures are rounded to the nearest 10.

2. Some additional disclosure control has also been applied.

Source:

DWP Information Directorate: Work and Pensions Longitudinal Study