Does the payment continue after death?


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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.
Last modified:31/01/2013
 

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