How much pension does a widow get?


How much pension does a widow get?

There are two rates for the Bereavement Support Payment.

If you claim Bereavement Support Payment, you will get a first payment following up to 18 monthly payments.

The first payment is £3,500 on the higher rate, and £2,500 on the lower rate.

Monthly payments on the higher rate are £350, and on the lower rate monthly payments are £100.

If you get Child Benefit or are entitled to it, or were pregnant when your partner died, you will get the higher rate.


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