Death Benefits

It is essential that the Pension Section is notified of a member’s death as quickly as possible to avoid an overpayment of pension.

When the Section is contacted, it would be helpful if the following information was available: 

  • Full name and address of the deceased 
  • The date of death
  • Reference number such as National Insurance number or Pension number 
  • Full name and address of the Next of Kin and a contact telephone number 

The Section will then establish what benefits are payable. They usually consist of one or more of the following: