Annex D

Increases in Maximum Weekly Rates of Social Insurance from May 2000

Increase in maximum weekly rates of Social Assistance from May 2000

Increases in Monthly Rates of Child Benefit from September 2000

Increases in Maximum Weekly Rates of Health Allowances from May 2000

Table 1

Increases in Maximum Weekly Rates of Social Insurance from May 2000

 
 

Present Rate

New Rate

Present Rate

New Rate

Personal and Qualified Adult Rates

£

£

         

Retirement Pension/Old Age Contributory Pension:

       

(i) Under 80:

       

Personal rate

89.00

96.00

113.01

121.89

Person with qualified adult under 66

144.50

156.20

183.48

198.33

Person with qualified adult 66 or over

148.90

160.60

189.06

203.92

         

(ii) 80 or over:

       

Personal rate

94.00

101.00

119.36

128.24

Person with qualified adult under 66

149.50

161.20

189.83

204.68

Person with qualified adult 66 or over

153.90

165.60

195.41

210.27

         

Widow's/Widower's Contributory Pension:

       

(i) Under 66

77.10

81.10

97.90

102.98

(ii) 66 and under 80

82.10

89.10

104.25

113.13

(iii) 80 or over

87.10

94.10

110.59

119.48

         

Invalidity Pension:

       

(i) Under 65:

       

Personal rate

75.20

79.20

95.48

100.56

Person with qualified adult under 66

124.70

132.50

158.34

168.24

Person with qualified adult 66 or over

124.70

137.20

158.34

174.21

         

(ii) 65 and under 80:

       

Personal rate

89.00

96.00

113.01

121.89

Person with qualified adult under 66

138.50

149.30

175.86

189.57

Person with qualified adult 66 or over

138.50

154.00

175.86

195.54

         

(iii) 80 or over:

       

Personal rate

94.00

101.00

119.36

128.24

Person with qualified adult under 66

143.50

154.30

182.21

195.92

Person with qualified adult 66 or over

143.50

159.00

182.21

201.89

         

Occupational Injuries Benefit - Death Benefit Pension:

       

Personal rate

95.40

99.40

121.13

126.21

         

Occupational Injuries Benefit - Disablement Pension:

       

Personal rate

97.20

101.20

123.42

128.50

         

Disability / Unemployment Benefit:

       

Personal rate

73.50

77.50

93.33

98.40

Person with qualified adult

116.70

124.50

148.18

158.08

         

Injury Benefit/Health and Safety Benefit:

       

Personal rate

73.50

77.50

93.33

98.40

Person with qualified adult

116.70

124.50

148.18

158.08

         

Orphan's Contributory Allowance

51.60

55.60

65.52

70.60


Table 2

Increase in Maximum Weekly Rates of Social Assistance from May 2000

 
 

Present Rate

New Rate

Present Rate

New Rate

Personal and Qualified Adult Rates

£

£

         

Old Age Non-Contributory Pension:

       

(i) Under 80:

       

Personal rate

78.50

85.50

99.67

108.56

Person with qualified adult

122.70

137.20

155.80

174.21

         

(ii) 80 or over:

       

Personal rate

83.50

90.50

106.02

114.91

Person with qualified adult

127.70

142.20

162.15

180.56

         

Blind Person's Pension:

       

(i) Under 66:

       

Personal rate

73.50

77.50

93.33

98.40

Person with qualified adult under 66

116.70

124.50

148.18

158.08

Person with qualified adult 66 or over

117.70

129.20

149.45

164.05

         

(ii) 66 and under 80:

       

Personal rate

78.50

85.50

99.67

108.56

Person with qualified adult under 66

121.70

132.50

154.53

168.24

Person with qualified adult 66 or over

122.70

137.20

155.80

174.21

         

(iii) 80 or over:

       

Personal rate

83.50

90.50

106.02

114.91

Person with qualified adult under 66

126.70

137.50

160.88

174.59

Person with qualified adult 66 or over

127.70

142.20

162.15

180.56

         

Widow's/Widower's Non-Contributory Pension:

       

(i) Under 66

73.50

77.50

93.33

98.40

(ii) 66 and under 80:

78.50

85.50

99.67

108.56

(iii) 80 or over:

83.50

90.50

106.02

114.91

         

One-Parent Family Payment:

       

(including one child)

       

(i) Under 66:

88.70

92.70

112.63

117.70

(ii) 66 years and over

93.70

100.70

118.97

127.86

         

Carer's Allowance:

       

(i) Under 66:

76.50

80.50

97.13

102.21

(ii) 66 years and over

81.50

88.50

103.48

112.37

         

Disability Allowance

       

Personal rate

73.50

77.50

93.33

98.40

Personal with qualified adult

116.70

124.50

148.18

158.08

         

Supplementary Welfare Allowance:

       

Personal rate

72.00

76.00

91.42

96.50

Person with qualified adult

115.20

123.00

146.27

156.18

         

Unemployment Assistance (short-term):

       

Personal rate

72.00

76.00

91.42

96.50

Person with qualified adult

115.20

123.00

146.27

156.18

         

Unemployment Assistance (long-term):

       

Personal rate

73.50

77.50

93.33

98.40

Person with qualified adult

116.70

124.50

148.18

158.08

         

Pre-Retirement Allowance / Farm Assist

       

Personal rate

73.50

77.50

93.33

98.40

Person with qualified adult

116.70

124.50

148.18

158.08

         

Orphan's Non-Contributory Pension

51.60

55.60

65.52

70.60


Table 3

Increases in Monthly Rates of Child Benefit from September 2000

 
 

Present Rate

New Rate

Present Rate

New Rate

 

£

£

Child Benefit

       
         

(i) First and Second Children

34.50

42.50

43.81

53.96

(ii) Third and Subsequent Children

46.00

56.00

58.41

71.11


Table 4

Increases in Maximum Weekly Rates of Health Allowances from May 2000

 
 

Present Rate

New Rate

Present Rate

New Rate

 

£

£

         

Supplementary Allowance payable to Blind Persons

       

in receipt of a Blind Pension

       
         

(i) Blind Pensioner

22.80

24.00

28.95

30.47

(ii) Blind Married Couple

45.60

48.00

57.90

60.95

         
         

Infectious Diseases Maintenance Allowance

       
         

(i) Personal Rate

73.50

77.50

93.33

98.40

(ii) Persons with Qualified Adult

123.00

130.40

156.18

165.57