The major changes to Universal Credit, PIP and benefit payments from next week

The major changes to Universal Credit, PIP and benefit payments from next week

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has made a number of changes to the advantages fee system following the brand new tax 12 months.

The changes have been introduced on Tuesday (April 6), turning into energetic next Monday (April 12).

As of Monday, claimants will see their weekly and month-to-month charges amended after the DWP launched a 0.5 per cent improve.

Universal Credit, Personal Independence Payment (PIP), State Pension and legacy advantages corresponding to Jobseekers Allowance, Disability Living Allowance (DLA), Employment and Support Allowance (ESA), Income Support and Housing Benefit will all be affected.

Below is a abstract of the brand new weekly benefit fee charges for 2021/2022 and the elevated quantities so you possibly can work out what you are entitled to:

New DWP benefit fee charges from 2021 to 2022

Weekly charges are proven except said in any other case.

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Attendance Allowance

Carer’s Allowance

  • April 2021 charge: £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 element

Employment and Support Allowance

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Housing Benefit

  • Under 25: £59.20 (from £58.90)

  • 25 or over: £74.70 (from £74.35)

  • Entitled to predominant part ESA: £74.70 (from £74.35 )

Incapacity Benefit (long-term)

  • April 2021 charge: £114.70 (from £114.15)

Income Support

Jobseeker’s Allowance (contributions primarily based)

Jobseeker’s Allowance (income-based)

Maternity/Paternity/Shared Parental Pay

  • Standard charge: £151.97 (from £151.20)

Pension Credit

Personal Independence Payment

Daily Living Component

Mobility Component

State Pension

Widow’s Pension

Statutory Parental Bereavement Pay

  • Standard charge: ££151.97 (from £151.20)

Statutory Sick Pay

  • Standard charge: £96.35 (from £95.85)
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Universal Credit from April to September (month-to-month charges are proven)

Standard allowance

Single

Couple

  • Joint claimants each underneath 25: £490.60 (from £488.59)

  • Joint claimants, one or each 25 or over: £596.58 (from £594.04)

Child Elements

  • First baby (born earlier than 6 April 2017): £282.50 (from £281.25)

  • First baby (born on or after 6 April 2017) or second baby and subsequent baby (the place an exception or transitional provision applies): £237.08 (from £235.83)

Disabled Child Additions

  • Lower charge addition: £128.89 (from £128.25)
  • Higher charge addition: £402.41 (from £400.29)

Limited Capability for Work

  • Limited functionality for work quantity: £128.89 (from £128.25)
  • Limited functionality for work and work-related exercise quantity: £343.63 (from £341.92)

Carer

  • Carer quantity: £163.73 (from £162.92)

Universal Credit from October to March 2022 (month-to-month charges are proven)

Standard allowance

Single

Couple

  • Joint claimants each underneath 25: £403.93

  • Joint claimants, one or each 25 or over £509.91

For the total checklist of DWP benefit will increase, go to the GOV.UK web site right here.

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