Death of a pensioner
If you die, payment of your pension will continue for 6 weeks to your spouse, civil partner or cohabitant.
Death of your spouse, civil partner or cohabitant
If your spouse, civil partner or cohabitant dies, payment for them will continue for 6 weeks if your payment included an increase for them (or would have done except that they were getting another social welfare payment in their own right).
Death of a qualified child
Payment for a qualified child will continue for 6 weeks after their death.
A Bereavement Grant may be payable if you or a member of your family dies. This is based on the social insurance record of the deceased person or their spouse or civil partner.
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