Monthly Archives: April 2017

General Election 2017: an opportunity to improve support for widowed parents and their children

Over 94% of MPs have been contacted in recent months by constituents concerned about the replacement of Widowed Parent’s Allowance and Bereavement Payment with the new Bereavement Support Payment from 6 April. These changes have received widespread negative attention in … Continue reading

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Newly widowed parents facing heightened financial pressures, following Government’s bereavement benefit cuts

New research reveals true financial and emotional impact on surviving parents and children 75% of newly widowed parents worse off from 6th April with new Bereavement Support Payments 67% of widowed parents say their employment status was affected when their partner … Continue reading

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