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Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) – Southwark Pension Fund (CAS-92836-R6B0)

Complainant: Mr S
Complaint Topic: Death benefits
Ref: CAS-92836-R6B0
Outcome: Partly upheld
Appeal outcome: Pending
Respondent: Southwark Council (the Council)
Type: Pension complaint or dispute
Appeal: Yes

Ombudsman’s Determination


The complaint is partly upheld against the Council. 

Complaint summary

Mr S complained that the Council incorrectly decided not to award him a cohabiting partner’s pension and a lump sum death grant (the Death Grant) from the LGPS following the death of his partner, Ms C, in March 2021.     

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