Select Committee on Defence Memoranda


APPENDIX 1

EXAMPLE 1a

ATTRIBUTABLE DEATH IN SERVICE

  Member—Captain, 6 years service, age 30 at death, pay level 3, salary £30,372

  Spouse —Yes —Age under 40

  Children—No


Existing
Arrangements
Proposed
Arrangements


Pension Scheme Benefit
P1) Lump sum benefit£34,924 £91,116
P2) Pension to spouse p.a.£2,854 £4,013
Attributable benefits/Compensation scheme
A1) Lump sum award£17,462 Nil
A2) Bereavement allowanceNil £20,000
A3) Pension to spouse p.a.£11,782 £11,952
War Pension
W1) Spouse's pension p.a. (Lower rate) £1,135Nil
DWP Benefits
D1) Bereavement payment (one-off)
D2) Widowed Parents Allowance p.a.
D3) Bereavement Allowance
Nil
Nil
Nil
£2,000
Nil
Nil
D4) State pension from age 65 p.a. (Category A) £3,770£3,770
Lifetime value
Capitalised value of the above benefits (to nearest £1,000) £426,000£509,000


ATTRIBUTABLE DEATH IN SERVICE

  Member—Captain, 6 years service, age 30 at death, pay level 7, salary £33,488

  Spouse —Yes —Age under 40

  Children—No


Existing
Arrangements
Proposed
Arrangements


Pension Scheme Benefit
P1) Lump sum benefit£34,924 £100,464
P2) Pension to spouse p.a.£2,854 £4,425
Attributable benefits/Compensation scheme
A1) Lump sum award£17,462 Nil
A2) Bereavement allowanceNil £20,000
A3) Pension to spouse p.a.£11,782 £13,181
War Pension
W1) Spouse's pension p.a. (Lower rate) £1,135Nil
DWP Benefits
D1) Bereavement payment (one-off)
D2) Widowed Parents Allowance p.a.
D3) Bereavement Allowance
Nil
Nil
Nil
£2,000
Nil
Nil
D4) State pension from age 65 p.a. (Category A) £3,770£3,770
Lifetime value
Capitalised value of the above benefits (to nearest £1,000) £426,000£558,000


ATTRIBUTABLE DEATH IN SERVICE

  Member—Captain, 6 years service, age 30 at death, pay level 3, salary £30,372

  Spouse —Yes—Age under 40

  Children—Yes—2


Existing
Arrangements
Proposed
Arrangements


Pension Scheme Benefit
P1) Lump sum benefit£34,924 £91,116
P2) Pension to spouse p.a.£2,854 £4,013
P3) Pension to children p.a. (each £1,427) £2,854£2,858
Attributable benefits/Compensation scheme
A1) Lump sum award£17,462 Nil
A2) Bereavement allowanceNil £20,000
A3) Pension to spouse p.a.£11,782 £11,952
A4) Pension to children p.a. (each £2,063) £4,126£4,688
War Pension
W1) Spouse's pension p.a. (Higher rate) £4,720Nil
W2) Pension to children p.a. 1st Child £746
2nd Child £832
£1,578Nil
DWP Benefits
D1) Bereavement payment (one-off)
D2) Widowed Parents Allowance p.a.
D3) Bereavement Allowance
Nil
Nil
Nil
£2,000
£4,865
Nil
D4) State pension from age 65 p.a. (Category A) £3,770£3,770
D5) Pension to children p.a. Nil Nil
Lifetime value
Capitalised value of the above benefits (to nearest £1,000) £524,000£610,000





 
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