COMMUNITY CHAMPION - “PENSIONS IN THE UK” Q&A SESSION
On the 15th October 2014 “Pensions in the UK” Q&A Session was delivered to the Lithuanian community in Glasgow. Session was supplemented by “Pensions explained: EU Citizens pensions rights in the UK” information clip which was showed to the public for the very first time.
Session was facilitated by Malcolm McConnell from Maryhill & Possilpark CAB and GCRP staff Ramute Lagunaviciute and Jurate Piepolyte. The session covered issues of basic state pension requirements, pension age, national insurance contributions, pensions for people from abroad, permanent residence, exporting UK pension and others.
Interpreting assistance was provided by Ramute Lagunaviciute for those who needed it, as well as the crèche for the children.
After the session, buffet was served which also provided additional time for GCRP and Mayhill & Possilpark CAB representatives to engage with members of Lithuanian Community.