ISA direct to HMRC for IHT

Dad died in June.
HMRC have said we need to pay over £100,000 as a first payment before they'll issue Grant of Probate.
Dad has a shares ISA with Barclays Smart Investor. It'd pay a good chunk of this.
Can I get Barclays to cash the ISA in and pay it direct to HMRC with probate. We have a HMRC Reference number. I can't see why not as we're simply trying to pay what we have to, and stand to gain nothing ourselves until after HMRC have had all the IHT due.
The executors and recipients are myself and my two sisters. We're all in this together and pulling in the same direction.

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