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Pensions

Volume 496: debated on Wednesday 9 September 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many pensioners living outside of the UK do not qualify for inflationary pension uprates. (290869)

There are around 540,000 people living outside the UK who do not qualify for pension uprates.

Notes:

Rounded to the nearest 10,000.

Source:

Work and Pensions Longitudinal Study, February 2009.

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many pensioners living outside the UK who do not qualify for pension uprates receive a pension of less than £50 a week. (290870)

There are currently around 460,000 pensioners living abroad receiving less than £50 state pension a week, who do not qualify for pension uprates.

Notes:

Rounded to the nearest 10,000.

Source:

Work and Pensions Longitudinal Study, February 2009.