The LGPS provides you with peace of mind by providing benefits for your family when you die.
An ongoing pension for your husband, wife, civil or nominated cohabiting partner
Death after retirement pension – for members who left prior to 1 April 2008
Death after retirement pension – for members who left after 1 April 2008
Plus Children’s pensions for your eligible children
These increase every year in line with the cost of living and are payable to your eligible children. For further information on pensions payable to eligible children please use the following link:
Plus a Death Grant after retirement if you left on or after 1 April 2008…
If you die within 10 years of retiring, your estate will receive a lump sum payment equal to 10 times your annual pension less any pension already paid.
Have you completed a Death Grant Expression of Wish Form (PDF 88KB)