§ Mr. Kirkwood
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security (1) if the review of pensions will assess the advantages and disadvantages of freezing pensions for expatriates; and if she will make a statement; 
(2) if she will consult the World Alliance of British Expatriate Pensioners before the pensions review is concluded. 
§ Mr. Denham
The Pensions Review is examining all aspects of the basic State pension and its value, and second pensions including State Earnings-Related Pensions Scheme (SERPS)
Of the 2,000 responses received, 343 are from pensioners and organisations representing pensioners living abroad.
The Government will publish a Green Paper on Pensions later this year. There will be a period of further consultation before final proposals are developed.