Will France top up UK pension?

WE MOVED to France intending to live on our pensions but we are struggling due to the exchange rate fall. Would we be entitled to any benefits or state support of any kind (whether from the UK or France)? T.I.

Generally speaking, you need to have contributed to the French social welfare system to benefit from it. As for benefits you may be eligible to from the UK, these are mostly limited to disability benefits and not income support.

In Connexion’s experience, however, some readers have been able to obtain Aspa, a French ‘pension top-up’, even if they have ...

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