Non-Means tested Benefits (updated April 2010)

Non-Means tested Benefits: Adult Child
Claimant Dependant Dependant

Contribution Based Jobseekers

£ per week £ per  week £ per week
16 – 24 51.85
25 or over 65.45

Incapacity Benefit

Short–Term

Low rate 68.95 41.35**
High rate 81.60 41.35** 11.35*
Over Pension age Low rate 87.75 51.10** 11.35*
Over pension age High rate 91.40 51.10** 11.35*

Long Term

Rate 91.40 53.10** 11.35*

Age Allowance

High rate (under 35) 15.00
Low rate (35 – 44) 5.80

Employment Support Allowance

Basic Award (Over 25’s) 65.45
Basic Award (Under 25’s) 51.85
Work Related Activity Comp 25.95
Support Component 31.40

Severe Disablement Allowance

59.45 31.90** 11.35*
Age Additions for SDA & Pre-1995 Invalidity Benefit
Under 40 15.00
40 – 49 8.40
50 – 59 5.45

Maternity Allowance
Standard rate 124.88 41.35**

Widowed Parents Allowance

97.65 11.35*

Bereavement Allowance

(Lump Sum £2,000)

97.65 Maximum
Retirement Pension
Category A & B

Category B  Married

Age Addition 80+

97.65 57.05** 11.35*
58.50 11.35*
0.25p

Attendance Allowance

High rate 71.40
Low rate 47.80

Disability Living Allowance

Care Component

High rate 71.40
Middle 47.80
Low rate 18.95

Mobility Component

High rate 49.85
Low rate 18.95

Child Benefit

High rate Oldest / Eldest Child 20.30
Other Children 13.40

Guardians Allowance

14.30*

Carers Allowance

53.90 31.70** 11.35*
Statutory Adoption Pay 124.88

Statutory Maternity Pay

124.88

Statutory Paternity Pay

124.88

Statutory Sick Pay

79.15
Lower Earnings Limit £97             Permitted Earnings Limit £93

Carers Allowance Earnings Limit £100 Weekly

*This amount is reduced to £8.10 for the first child

* Child additions in most benefits now paid in Child Tax Credits

** Dependant additions available pre April 2010 only

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