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Death and Bereavement

Bereavement Allowance

Bereavement Allowance (BA) is a weekly benefit paid for up to 52 weeks to a customer who is widowed or whose civil partner dies.

Bereavement Payment

The Bereavement Payment (BP) is a one off lump sum payment.

Funeral Payments

A Funeral Payment is a lump sum payment to assist a person responsible for funeral expenses. Further assistance in the form of an Additional Funeral Payment may be given if the person responsible for the funeral bill (or their partner) is entitled to one of the following income related benefits Income Support, Employed Person's Allowance or Income based Jobseeker's Allowance.

Widowed Parents Allowance

Widowed Parent's Allowance (WPA) is a weekly benefit paid to widows and surviving civil partners who have dependent children.

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