Question to the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office:
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to support UK pensioners in Commonwealth countries.
We support around 30,000 British nationals and their families each year. Our services are set out in our published guide on gov.uk: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/support-for-british-nationals-abroad#about-our-consular-services. The location of our offices is also available on gov.uk: https://www.gov.uk/world/embassies. Our consular staff are contactable 24/7, 365 days a year and strive to provide the right tailored assistance to those who request our help, doing more for those who need more help.