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I appreciate how upsetting this must be but I do not think whether you complain now or after the inquest to the Ombudsman will make a great deal of difference. Even if you complain today the complaint will invariably take longer than the couple of months between now and the inquest.
The death of a loved one is devastating and the Ombudsman will have to decide whether the policy of waiting until after the inquest to make the payment is a reasonable one.
Because there is a possibility that in some cases the partner is involved with the death of the deceased there is a real possibility it will actually be deemed reasonable.
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