Ex-pats, pensions and Brexit

As I am sure you are aware, State Pensions long-standing rules enable the co-ordination of social security entitlements for people moving within the EU. The rules also apply to EEA countries, i.e. the EU, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway, and Switzerland – the last 4 of which are not in the EU.

Tim Loughton: George, I’ll have another round please.

Chancellor, this plea is to you. Drop the duty once more on spirits and, this time, do the same for wine – and let’s start to put the nightmare of Labour’s ADE firmly behind our constituents and their business ambitions.