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Deferred Members Childrens' Pensions

Eligible children are entitled to children’s pensions.  If the deceased had membership of different sections of the Scheme the total pension payable is the sum of pension relating to each part.

 Death of a deferred member (leaver after 31 March 2015)


  • One child receives a pension of:
    The deceased accrued pension for membership in the Scheme after 31 March 2015 recalculated as if it had built up at a rate of 1/320th
  • Two or more children receive a pension shared equally between them of:
    The deceased accrued pension for membership in the Scheme after 31 March 2015 recalculated as if it had built up at a rate of 1/160th

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

  • One child receives a pension of:
    The deceased accrued pension for membership in the Scheme after 31 March 2015 recalculated as if it had built up at a rate of 1/240th
  • Two or more children receive a pension shared equally between them of:
    The deceased accrued pension for membership in the Scheme after 31 March 2015 recalculated as if it had built up at a rate of 1/120th

 

 Death of a deferred member (leaver from 1 April 2009)


  •  One child receives a pension of:
    1/320 x deceased’s final pay x deceased’s total membership*
  •  Two or more children receive a pension shared equally between them of:
    1/160 x deceased’s final 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 payable at an increased rate:

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

*plus pensions increases

 

 Death of a deferred member (leaver before 1 April 2009)

A long-term child’s pension is calculated on a minimum of ten years’ membership and is payable as follows:

  • If there is a surviving widow, widower or civil partner one child receives a pension of:
    1/4 x pension payable at date of death*
  • Two or more children receive a pension shared equally between them of:
    1/2 x pension payable at date of death *

If no widow’s, widower’s, civil partner’s or eligible cohabiting partner’s pension is payable the following pensions are payable:

  •  One child receives a pension of:
    1/3 x pension payable at date of death*
  •  Two or more children receive a pension shared equally between them of:
    2/3 x pension payable at date of death*

*plus pensions increases