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Published: 19 Oct 2023

“War widows who had to give up their pension when they re-married may be eligible for a lump sum payment of £87,000. The one-off payment applies to widows who forfeited their pensions before 2015. Applications may be made for up to two years after the process opens in late 2023.”

War Widow(er)s Recognition Payment

Following on from the Ministerial announcement on 17 May 2023, the War Widow(er)s Recognition Payment Scheme will commence on 16 October 2023.


Full details and the application form can be found at this link


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