Backdated Widowed Parents Allowance

dunedin89
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edited 2 October 2023 at 10:34PM in Benefits & tax credits
Hi folks

My Dad recently applied for backdated Widowed Parents Allowance and just wondered if someone could help maybe clarify the calculation.

If the parent died before the 30 August 2018, is the value of the claim backdated to the date of death? 

Or,

Is the backdated payment only valued from 30 August 2018 until the child benefit eligibility criteria expires?


Thank you in advance. 

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