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    • rcinders
    • By rcinders 6th Mar 18, 6:30 PM
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    widows pension 6th Mar 18 at 6:30 PM
    my husband died in 2000 he was 47 I was 44 at the time under the old scheme I was not entitled to a widows pension will I be able to claim part of his state pension when I retire or not I have not remarried
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    • molerat
    • By molerat 6th Mar 18, 6:37 PM
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    https://www.gov.uk/new-state-pension/inheriting-or-increasing-state-pension-from-a-spouse-or-civil-partner

    Inheriting Additional State Pension

    You might inherit part of your deceased partner's Additional State Pension if your marriage or civil partnership with them began before 6 April 2016 and one of the following applies:
    • your partner reached State Pension age before 6 April 2016
    • they died before 6 April 2016 but would have reached State Pension age on or after that date
    It will be paid with your State Pension.
    The maximum you can inherit is half his additional pension so likely not an awful lot.
    www.helpforheroes.org.uk/donations.html
    • xylophone
    • By xylophone 6th Mar 18, 6:57 PM
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    https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/181235/derived-inherited-entitlement.pdf

    The new system began 6/4/16.
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