Are my family entitled to benefits?

family benefitsIf you die after retiring on pension, your benefits will no longer be payable, however your family may be entitled to further benefits.

If you die in service as a member of the LGPS, there are various benefits that may be payable to your surviving dependents.

You can pay extra contributions to increase the level of your husband’s, wife’s, civil partner’s or nominated co-habiting partner’s pension and any pension payable to your eligible children on your death.  You can also increase your death in service life cover as part of an AVC arrangement.

For full details of your personal options please contact your Pension Fund administrator.


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