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Benefits

Volume 979: debated on Thursday 21 February 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will publish in the Official Report a list of all benefits

November 1979 ratesNovember 1975 rates*Percentage increase
££
Sickness/unemployment benefit18·5011·1067
Invalidity pension23·3013·3075
Invalidity allowance:
Higher rate4·902·8075
Middle rate3·101·7082
Lower rate1·550·8582
Non-contributory invalidity pension14·007·9077
Maternity benefit18·5011·1067
Maternity grant25·0025·00Nil
Death grant30·0030·00Nil
Guardians allowance (each child)7·106·509
Widow's allowance32·6018·6075
Widowed mother's allowance (basic)23·3013·3075
Widow's pension (basic)23·3013·3075
Widow's pension: age-related age 406·993·9975
Retirement pension23·3013·3075
Old person's pension with age addition14·258·1575
Attendance allowance:
Higher rate18·6010·6075
Lower rate12·407·1075
Mobility allowance12·00
Injury benefit21·2513·8553
Industrial disablement benefit 100 per cent.38·0021·8074
Industrial death benefit:
Widow's pension:
First 26 weeks32·6018·6075
Higher permanent rate23·8513·8572
Lower permanent rate6·993·9975
Child benefit (each child)4·00
Child benefit increase (first child)2·50
Family income supplement:
Maximum payment for family with one child13·507·00†93
Supplementary benefit scale rate:
Ordinary18·3010·9068
Long-term23·7013·7073
War pension (for private):
Disablement pension 100 per cent.38·0021·8074
Widow's pension30·2017·2076
* Social Security Statistics 1977.
† July 1975.