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Frequently Asked Questions


Q: What is Widowed Parent’s Allowance?

A: This is a weekly benefit which is paid to widowed parents with children whom are eligible to receive Child Benefit and who satisfy the following conditions:

You must be a widow or widower under pension age

You are entitled to child benefit in respect of at least one child or you are pregnant by your late husband

Your spouse must have paid NI contributions (unless they died of an industrial injury or prescribed disease).

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