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Pensions: Widowed People

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 33823, tabled on 11 July 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the average processing time is for applications to the Pension Widows Department.

Answered on

19 July 2022

The Average Actual Clearance Time for a claim to Bereavement Support Payment for the 3 months of the 2022/23 Financial Year was, April 22 14 days, May 22 13 days and June 22 14 days.

Source: Output from Bereavement Support Payment Claims Manager Tool.