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Wives of Brits to lose UK pension

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Thais married to British pensioners could be deprived of their pension income, under proposals to cut pension payments to foreigners. 

British pensions minister Steve Webb said too many foreign people who have “never set foot in Britain at all” are receiving UK pensions. To address this, a new Britsh law proposes to end to pension payments to foreign spouses. (Photo: Steve Webb)

Steve Webb, the British pensions minister, said too many foreign citizens who have “never set foot in Britain at all” are receiving UK pensions.

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