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: