Tag Archives: pensions

Ascension Saints deserve a pension, says Lawson

A call has been made to end discrimination against St Helenians who are denied an island pension because they have spent much of their working life on Ascension. In a speech at the inaugural meeting of St Helena’s new Legislative … Continue reading

Posted in Ascension, Government/Politics | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Pensions and benefits rise ‘to protect vulnerable’

Island pensions have risen by 4.7% from 1 April 2012, “to protect the more vulnerable members of the community,” says St Helena Government. The three weekly rates are now set at £47.12, £35.34 and £22.50. Income related benefits have gone … Continue reading

Posted in Economy | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment