Pensions: EU Countries

Treasury written question – answered on 12th February 2019.

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Photo of Tim Farron Tim Farron Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Communities and Local Government), Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Communities and Local Government)

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what discussions he has had with his EU counterparts during negotiations on the UK leaving the EU on the maintenance of European pensions in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

Photo of Elizabeth Truss Elizabeth Truss The Chief Secretary to the Treasury

The Government is committed to getting a good deal for the UK, and we have agreed a fair financial settlement with the EU. We have always been clear that the UK has obligations to the EU, and the EU obligations to the UK, that will survive the UK’s withdrawal, and that these would need to be resolved.

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