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DWP addresses frozen state pension as World War 2 pilot gets payment of just £46.90 a week

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During Live Work and Pension Questions, Conservative MP for Calder Valley Craig Whittaker, spoke about the experience of a World War 2 veteran who is currently affected by the issue.

He explained Peter Duffy, 94, has lived in Canada for more than 40 years, but gets a substantially smaller amount compared to his friends living just metres away across the border in the United States.

The MP said: “I recently had the pleasure of meeting Peter Duffy, a British 94-year-old who has lived in Canada since 1980, who also served this country as a World War Two pilot.

“Peter’s British pals, who live just 500 metres away over the border in the US, get full state pension.

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