A tax free lump sum worth 3 times your pay will be paid upon your death. You can tell us who you would like to receive this grant by updating your death grant nominations automatically via My Pension or by completing an Expression of Wish form. The Fund does not have to follow your wishes but we will do so wherever we can.
Be aware that if you have a deferred or pensioner record elsewhere in the Local Government Pension Scheme, that in the event of your death only one death grant will be paid; either a death in service lump sum or deferred/pensioner lump sum, whichever is greater.
A survivor's pension is payable to your
This is an annual pension paid to them every year until they die. How much a survivor's pension is depends on when you were a member of the scheme and for how long. You can view the value of your survivor's pension via My Pension.
*For a cohabiting partner to be eligible for a partner pension, you must be free to marry or enter into a civil partnership with your cohabiting partner, and the following conditions must be met for a continuous period of at least 2 years at the date of death:
You can tell us of a cohabiting partner by completing the Notification of Cohabiting Partner form.
A pension is also payable to eligible children as long as they meet one of the following:
The pension is only payable as long as they meet the above criteria. For example, if they leave full time education at 21, their pension would stop.
Eligible children include:
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