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Main Social Security Benefits

Weekly benefit  
2011/12
2010/11
Basic retirement pension - single person
£102.15
£97.65
  - married couple
£163.35
£156.15
       
Statutory pay rates - average weekly earnings £102 (£97) or over
Statutory Sick Pay
£81.60
£79.15
Statutory Maternity Pay    
- First six weeks
90% of weekly earnings
- Next 33 weeks
£128.73*
£124.88*
Statutory Paternity Pay - two weeks £128.73* £124.88*
Statutory Adoption Pay - 39 weeks £128.73* £124.88*
* Or 90% of weekly earnings if lower.
 

 

Disclaimer

 

The information in this tax card is based upon the 2009 Budget and other earlier announcements and may be subject to amendment by the Finance Act.


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