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Childrens' Pensions for Councillors

Eligible children are entitled to children’s pensions.

Death of a pensioner (retired after 1 April 2015)

  • One child receives a pension of: 
    your pension recalculated as if it had built up at rate of 1/320th of pensionable pay, ignoring any actuarial reductions and any pension given up for lump sum.
  • Two or more children receive a pension shared equally between them of:
    your pension recalculated as if it had built up at rate of 1/160th of pensionable pay, ignoring any actuarial reductions and any pension given up for lump sum.

If no widow’s, widower’s, civil partner’s or eligible cohabiting partner’s pension is payable then the children’s pensions are recalculated at an increased rate:

  • One child receives a pension of:
    your pension recalculated as if it had built up at rate of 1/240th of pensionable pay, ignoring any actuarial reductions and any pension given up for lump sum.
  • Two or more children receive a pension shared equally between them of:
    your pension recalculated as if it had built up at rate of 1/120th of pensionable pay, ignoring any actuarial reductions and any pension given up for lump sum.
     

 

Death of a pensioner (retired before 1 April 2015) 

  • One child receives a pension of:
    1/320 x deceased’s career average pay x deceased’s total membership
  • Two or more children receive a pension shared equally between them of:
    1/160 x deceased’s career average pay x deceased’s total membership

If no widow’s, widower’s, civil partner’s or eligible cohabiting partner’s pension is payable then the children’s pensions are recalculated at an increased rate:

  • One child receives a pension of:
    1/240 x deceased’s career average pay x deceased’s total membership 
  • Two or more children receive a pension shared equally between them of:
    1/120 x deceased’s career average pay x deceased’s total membership