London news Changes happening to Universal Credit and benefit payments next week Uk news
MetiNews.Com - Claimants will see a change to their weekly and monthly benefit payment rates
Breaking News ! The 12 - our new FREE email with all the news you need Invalid EmailSomething went wrong, please try again later.I'M INWhen you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. OurPrivacy Noticeexplains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time.Thank you for subscribingWe have more newslettersShow meSee ourprivacy noticeThe Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has made several changes to the benefits payment system following the new tax year. The changes were announced on Tuesday (April 6), becoming active next Monday (April 12). As of Monday, claimants will see their weekly and monthly rates amended after the DWP launched a 0.5 per cent increase. Universal Credit, Personal Independence Payment (PIP), State Pension and legacy benefits such as Jobseekers Allowance, Disability Living Allowance (DLA), Employment and Support Allowance (ESA), Income Support and Housing Benefit will all be affected. Below is a summary of the new weekly benefit payment rates for 2021/2022 and the increased amounts so you can work out what you're entitled to: New DWP benefit payment rates from 2021 to 2022 Weekly rates are shown unless stated otherwise. For more news and features about London directly to your inbox sign up to our newsletter here. Attendance Allowance Higher rate: £89.60 (from £89.15) Lower rate: £60.00 (from £59.70) Carer’s Allowance April 2021 rate: £67.60 (from £67.25) Disability Living Allowance Care Component Highest: £89.60 (from £89.15) Middle: £60.00 (from £59.70) Lowest: £23.70 (from £23.60) Mobility component Higher: £62.55 (from £62.25) Lower: £23.70 (from £23.60) Employment and Support Allowance Under 25: £59.20 (from £58.90) 25 or over: £74.70 (from £74.35) Download the MyLondon app Get the latest London news straight on your phone without having to open your browser - and get all the latest breaking news as notifications on your screen. The MyLondon app gives you all the stories you need to help you keep on top of what's happening in the best city ever. You can download it on Android here and Apple here. Housing Benefit Under 25: £59.20 (from £58.90) 25 or over: £74.70 (from £74.35) Entitled to main phase ESA: £74.
.35 ) Incapacity Benefit (long-term) April 2021 rate: £114.70 (from £114.15) Income Support Under 25: £59.20 (from £58.90) 25 or over: £74.70 from (£74.35) Jobseeker’s Allowance (contributions based) Under 25: £59.20 (from £58.90) 25 or over: £74.70 (from £74.35) Jobseeker’s Allowance (income-based) Under 25: £59.20 (from £58.90) 25 or over: £74.70 (from £74.35) Maternity/Paternity/Shared Parental Pay Standard rate: £151.97 (from £151.20) Pension Credit Single: £177.10 (from £173.75) Couple: £270.30 (from £265.20)
Personal Independence Payment Daily Living Component Enhanced: £89.60 (from £89.15) Standard: £60.00 (from £59.70) Mobility Component Enhanced: £62.55 (from £62.25) Standard: £23.70 (from £23.60) State Pension Full New State Pension: £179.60 (from £175.20) Basic Old State Pension (Category A or B): £137.60 (from £134.25) Widow’s Pension Standard rate: £122.55 (from £121.95) Statutory Parental Bereavement Pay Standard rate: ££151.97 (from £151.20) Statutory Sick Pay Standard rate: £96.35 (from £95.85)
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