House of Commons Library report: Brexit and State Pensions

Until such time as the UK formally leaves the EU, the existing social security rules continue to apply and entitlements remain unchanged. The situation once the UK is no longer part of Europe will depend on the outcome of negotiations

This is from the July 2018 briefing from House of Commons on the potential implications of Brexit on private pension. 

The report recommends:

  • The Government should seek the continuation of existing reciprocal arrangements for pension uprating for UK citizens living in other EU member states and for EU citizens living in the UK
  • The Government also needs to clarify whether it will seek to continue to cooperate on EU-wide mechanisms to enable pension contributions in different member states to be aggregated

Read the full report.