Lump sum death grant

If you die as a contributing member of the scheme, a lump sum of 3 x your actual pay is payable, regardless of your length of service in the scheme. 

Although it is very important to ensure that your expression of wish form is up to date, the Pensions Section has the ultimate discretion over who a lump sum is made payable to.  Therefore the lump sum will not form part of your estate for inheritance tax purposes.

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