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1979-1987 : Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Reciprocal Social Security Agreements

Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on Reciprocal Social Security Agreements on 9th June 1986.


Mr. Boyes Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he intends to seek to negotiate a reciprocal social security agreement with Canada; and if he will list in the Official Report the countries with which the United Kingdom has reciprocal social security agreements.

Mr. Major There is already a social security convention between the United Kingdom and Canada, but it is limited in scope and does not include pensions.

The United Kingdom has reciprocal social security conventions with the following countries:


Austria

Australia

Belgium

Bermuda

Canada

Cyprus

Denmark

Finland

France

Federal Republic of Germany

Gibraltar

Guernsey

Iceland

Ireland

Isle of Man

Israel

Italy

Jamaica

Jersey

Luxembourg

Malta

Mauritius

Netherlands

New Zealand

Norway

Portugal

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

Turkey

United States of America

Yugoslavia