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am I entitled to a widows pension from my belated husband who

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am I entitled to a widows pension from my belated husband who died on 2001 at the age of 51 which will be 12 years ago in May 23 2013
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Stuart J replied 4 years ago.

The state Pension rules changed for new pensions after 9 4 2001 http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/manuals/eimanual/eim74607.htm

As you can see, after that it is bereavement allowance. Can I help further?

Rules are different for private schemes.