ANNEX D
Table 1
Increases in Maximum Weekly Rates of Social Insurance from January 2002
  Present New Present New
   Rate Rate  Rate Rate
Personal and Qualified Adult Rates £ £
         
Retirement Pension/Old Age Contributory Pension:        
               (i)       Under 80:        
                         Personal rate 134.59 147.30 106.00 116.01
                         Person with qualified adult under 66 221.19 245.40 174.20 193.27
                         Person with qualified adult 66 or over 235.66 261.10 185.60 205.63
         
              (ii)       80 or over:        
                         Personal rate 140.94 153.70 111.00 121.05
                         Person with qualified adult under 66 227.54 251.80 179.20 198.31
                         Person with qualified adult 66 or over 242.01 267.50 190.60 210.67
         
Widow's/Widower's Contributory Pension:        
               (i)       Under 66 113.13 123.30 89.10 97.11
               (ii)      66 and under 80 129.51 144.80 102.00 114.04
               (iii)     80 or over 135.86 151.20 107.00 119.08
         
Invalidity Pension:        
               (i)       Under 65:        
                         Personal rate 113.13 123.30 89.10 97.11
                         Person with qualified adult under 66 189.70 211.30 149.40 166.41
                         Person with qualified adult 66 or over 205.82 228.70 162.10 180.12
         
               (ii)      65 and under 80:        
                         Personal rate 134.59 147.30 106.00 116.01
                         Person with qualified adult under 66 211.16 235.30 166.30 185.31
                         Person with qualified adult 66 or over 227.28 252.70 179.00 199.02
         
               (iii)     80 or over:        
                         Personal rate 140.94 153.70 111.00 121.05
                         Person with qualified adult under 66 217.51 241.70 171.30 190.35
                         Person with qualified adult 66 or over 233.63 259.10 184.00 204.06
         
Carers Benefit        
                        Personal rate 122.53 132.70 96.50 104.51
         
Occupational Injuries Benefit - Death Benefit Pension:        
                         i) Personal rate under 66 136.37 146.60 107.40 115.46
                         ii) Personal rate over 66 138.91 151.70 109.40 119.47
         
Occupational Injuries Benefit - Disablement Pension:        
                         Personal rate 138.66 148.90 109.20 117.27
         
Disability / Unemployment Benefit:        
                         Personal rate 108.56 118.80 85.50 93.56
                         Person with qualified adult 177.13 197.60 139.50 155.62
         
Injury Benefit/Health and Safety Benefit:        
                         Personal rate 108.56 118.80 85.50 93.56
                         Person with qualified adult 177.13 197.60 139.50 155.62
         
Orphan's Contributory Allowance 80.76 91.00 63.60 71.67
         
   
   
   
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Table 2
Increases in Maximum Weekly Rates of Social Assistance from January 2002
  Present New Present New
  Rate Rate Rate Rate
Personal and Qualified Adult Rates £ £
         
Old Age Non-Contributory Pension:        
               (i)       Under 80:        
                         Personal rate 121.26 134.00 95.50 105.53
                         Person with qualified adult under 66 198.33 222.50 156.20 175.23
                         Person with qualified adult 66 or over  198.33 222.50 156.20 175.23
         
              (ii)       80 or over:        
                         Personal rate 127.61 140.40 100.50 110.57
                         Person with qualified adult under 66 204.68 228.90 161.20 180.27
                         Person with qualified adult 66 or over 204.68 228.90 161.20 180.27
         
Blind Person's Pension:        
               (i)       Under 66:        
                         Personal rate 108.56 118.80 85.50 93.56
                         Person with qualified adult under 66 177.13 197.60 139.50 155.62
                         Person with qualified adult 66 or over 185.63 207.30 146.20 163.26
         
              (ii)       66 and under 80:        
                         Personal rate 121.26 134.00 95.50 105.53
                         Person with qualified adult under 66 189.83 212.80 149.50 167.59
                         Person with qualified adult 66 or over 198.33 222.50 156.20 175.23
         
               (iii)     80 or over:        
                         Personal rate 127.61 140.40 100.50 110.57
                         Person with qualified adult under 66 196.17 219.20 154.50 172.63
                         Person with qualified adult 66 or over 204.68 228.90 161.20 180.27
         
Widow's/Widower's Non-Contributory Pension:        
               (i)       Under 66 108.56 118.80 85.50 93.56
               (ii)      66 and under 80 121.26 134.00 95.50 105.53
               (iii)     80 or over 127.61 140.40 100.50 110.57
         
One-Parent Family Payment:        
               (including one child)        
               (i)       Under 66: 127.86 138.10 100.70 108.76
               (ii)      66 years and over 140.56 153.30 110.70 120.73
         
Carer's Allowance:        
               (i)       Under 66: 112.37 122.60 88.50 96.56
               (ii)      66 years and over 125.07 137.80 98.50 108.53
         
Disability Allowance        
                         Personal rate 108.56 118.80 85.50 93.56
                         Personal with qualified adult 177.13 197.60 139.50 155.62
         
Supplementary Welfare Allowance:        
                         Personal rate 106.66 118.80 84.00 93.56
                         Person with qualified adult 175.22 197.60 138.00 155.62
         
Unemployment Assistance (short-term):        
                         Personal rate 106.66 118.80 84.00 93.56
                         Person with qualified adult 175.22 197.60 138.00 155.62
         
Unemployment Assistance (long-term):        
                         Personal rate 108.56 118.80 85.50 93.56
                         Person with qualified adult 177.13 197.60 139.50 155.62
         
Pre-Retirement Allowance / Farm Assist        
                         Personal rate 108.56 118.80 85.50 93.56
                         Person with qualified adult 177.13 197.60 139.50 155.62
         
Orphan's Non-Contributory Pension 80.76 91.00 63.60 71.67
         
   
   
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Table 3
Increases in Monthly Rates of Child Benefit from April 2002
Present
  Present New Present New
  Rate Rate Rate Rate
  £ £
Child Benefit        
         
               (i)      First and Second Children 85.71** 117.60 67.50 92.62
               (ii)     Third and Subsequent Children 109.20 147.30 86.00 116.01
         
** A rounded euro rate of €85.80 will be paid for the months of January, February and March 2002.    
   
   
   
   
Table 4    
   
Increases in Maximum Weekly Rates of Health Allowances from January 2002    
   
  Present New      Present New   
  Rate Rate Rate Rate
  £ £
         
Supplementary Allowance payable to Blind Persons        
in receipt of a Blind Pension        
         
               (i)       Blind Pensioner 33.65 36.90 26.50 29.06
              (ii)       Blind Married Couple 67.30 73.80 53.00 58.12
         
         
Infectious Diseases Maintenance Allowance        
         
               (i)       Personal Rate 108.56 118.80 85.50 93.56
               (ii)      Persons with Qualified Adult 182.21 198.80 143.50 156.57