06.05.2015

POLICE WIDOWS PENSIONS

IF YOUR CURRENTLY RETIRED AND YOU DIE YOUR WIDOW WONT GET YOUR PENSION IF SHE REMARRIES OR CO -HABITS

Please support this petition the old pension scheme removes the widows pension from the spouse of the dead officer , the new pension schemes allow widows/widowers and surviving partners to retain their pension widows and widowers are penalised financially from remarrying or living with a man as his wife this is the old fashioned terminology used in the regulations a police widow has started the petition see the link attached to sign the petition via our web links

Those who are currently retired wont pass their pensions onto their wives or partners yet they do in Northern Ireland we need 100,000 signatures for this to be discussed in parliament. Please consider signing the petition.

https://www.change.org/p/theresa-may-mp-grant-police-widows-pensions-for-life-don-t-make-them-choose-between-future-happiness-and-pensions