Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Reciprocal Social Security Agreements – 9 June 1986

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