Bereavement support payments

Please can someone help if my deceased partner was claiming carers allowance and receiving class 1 national insurance credits would this count as the 25 national insurance credits needed to qualify for the bereavement benefit?


  • Hi I have just applied for the backdated bereavement support payment for cohabiting couples my partner passed on 18/01/2020 we had 4 children I just wondered has anyone in a similar situation applied? How long did the claim take? And what was the process? TIA
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