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Most recent annotations on things by Caroline Nokes

  • Andy Robertson-Fox: When will the government and indeed MPs on all sides of the House understand that it is quite irrelevant what other countries may do to supplement the inadequate incomes of frozen pensioners? ... (23 February 2017)
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  • Andy Robertson-Fox: You state that "the basic state pension for a single person will increase by £3.00 to £122.30 per week." and "we are taking steps to protect the poorest pensioners" This is not true... (23 February 2017)
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  • George Morley: Additionally you said : " The Government are committed to getting the best deal for those pensioners in the EU. " So you are saying that they are more important than those in the Commonwealth... (23 February 2017)
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  • George Morley: Further to my previous annotation : You say, Frozen overseas pensions is a longstanding one of successive Governments that has been in place for almost 70 years ? Yes but since when has... (23 February 2017)
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  • George Morley: Eilidh Whiteford said : "when we leave the EU if those pensioners are not to find themselves in the same difficult situation as those living in Canada and Australia." ( ie - frozen ) You said :... (22 February 2017)
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  • Nine Penneth: Ms Nokes. The previous annotations have really said all there is too say, and said it extremely well. Which is more than can be said for your feeble effort. Your words contain nothing new, no... (11 February 2017)
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  • George Morley: " the new state pension provides people with greater freedom and greater choice, and dignity in retirement." Had you carried on then you would no doubt have said " unlike the old system' and how... (10 February 2017)
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  • George Morley: "The hon. Gentleman will of course know that I am referring to the new state pension. That is exactly why we are introducing it, so that people have more certainty and clarity than previously."... (10 February 2017)
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  • Jane Davies: "We have continued this country’s long record of raising the living standards of pensioners, through our commitment to the triple lock and our reforms of the state pension." "The new state... (10 February 2017)
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  • Andy Robertson-Fox: As of 30th June 2016 the surplus in the NI Fund stood at £23.8 billion. Earlier this month Lord Freud, DWP Minister and Spokesman in the House of Lords announced that in 2014/15 the amount of... (25 July 2016)
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  • Andy Robertson-Fox: "the triple lock" is not a triple lock at all but a quadruple one based on increases in line either with the cost of living, earnings or 2.5% whichever is the higher or for some half a million UK... (25 July 2016)
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  • Andy Robertson-Fox: My understanding was that Caroline Nokes had been appointed as Under Secretary dealing with Welfare Delivery and Richard Harrington had been appointed, also as an under Secretary, with... (25 July 2016)
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  • George Morley: Ian Black has raised a very valid point. He is also supporting a solution to the grave injustice of the Frozen pensioner that you conveniently ignore to mention. Half a million pensioners is... (24 July 2016)
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  • George Morley: The cost of granting equality to the Frozen pensioners is approx £580 million ! That is half of the cost you have quoted above that was committed in 2011 for WASPI. It must be remembered... (24 July 2016)
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  • George Morley: "that will ensure that pensioners, both women and men, have greater protection, security and choice in retirement." But not ALL pensioners as you choose to ignore the Frozen few (4%) which I... (24 July 2016)
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  • George Morley: "The world has moved on an incredible amount since that time and, I would argue, absolutely for the better." But not for the minority still denied justice and equality now imposed by section 20... (24 July 2016)
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  • George Morley: But not at all generous to the Frozen pensioners many of them being women of course. Have you considered how much they have lost ? (24 July 2016)
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  • George Morley: So what part of the Frozen Pension policy is under the wing of DWP - All of the lies and deceit that is spewed out from your dept to continue this discrimination and theft does not look good... (24 July 2016)
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  • John Brooks: I agree with Ms Nokes entirely. It is about time legislation was put in place making it illegal for these scammers to send emails, letters or make phone calls to anyone with false promises of... (29 November 2012)
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