Death Grant

The death grant that will be paid if you die while a deferred beneficiary depends on your date of leaving.

  • Leaving with Deferred Benefits on or before 31 March 2008

 If you left the Scheme on or before 31 March 2008, the death grant would be

3 x the up-to-date value of your deferred pension

Leaving with Deferred Benefits on or after 1 April 2008

 If you left the Scheme on or after 1 April 2008, the death grant would be

5 x the up-to-date value of your deferred pension

Death Grant Expression of Wish Form

The LGPS allows you to say, that in the event of your death, who you would like any death grant payable to, by completing a Death Grant Expression of Wish Form.

The Death Grant Expression of Wish Form allows you to nominate one or more person or organisation to receive the Death Grant.

In the event of your death, the CCS Pension Fund will be guided by any nomination, however retains the absolute discretion to decide to whom and in what proportions any lump sum death grant payable under the LGPS regulations should be paid.

If you wish to update your Death Grant Expression of Wish, please click here for the appropriate form.  You should make sure you complete the correct form, depending on your date of leaving.