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War Pensions: Uprating 2011

Volume 520: debated on Thursday 9 December 2010

The new rates of war pensions and allowances proposed from April 2011 are set out in the following tables. The annual uprating of war pensions and allowances for 2011 will take place from the week beginning 11 April 2011. Rates for 2011 are increasing by 3.1% in line with the Consumer Price Index as outlined in the Budget.

War Pensions Rates

Rates

Rates

(Weekly rates unless otherwise shown)

2010

2011

WAR PENSIONS

Disablement Pension (100% rates)

officer (£ per annum)

8072.00

8323.00

other ranks (weekly amount)

154.70

159.50

Age allowances payable from age 65

40%-50%

10.40

10.70

over 50% but not over 70%

15.90

16.40

over 70% but not over 90%

22.65

23.35

over 90%

31.80

32.80

Disablement gratuity (one-off payment)

specified minor injury (min.)

985.00

1016.00

specified minor injury (max.)

7356.00

7584.00

1-5% gratuity

2459.00

2535.00

6-14% gratuity

5468.00

5638.00

15-19% gratuity

9564.00

9860.00

SUPPLEMENTARY ALLOWANCES

Unemployability allowance

Personal

95.60

98.55

Adult dependency increase

53.10

54.75

Increase for first child

12.35

12.75

increase for subsequent children

14.50

14.95

Invalidity allowance

higher rate

18.95

19.55

middle rate

12.20

12.60

lower rate

6.10

6.30

Constant attendance allowance

exceptional rate

116.80

120.40

intermediate rate

87.60

90.30

Full-day rate

58.40

60.20

Part-day rate

29.20

30.10

Comforts allowance

higher rate

25.10

25.90

lower rate

12.55

12.95

Mobility supplement

55.65

57.40

Allowance for lowered standard of occupation (maximum)

58.32

60.12

Therapeutic earnings limit (annual rate)

4836.00

4940.00

Exceptionally severe disablement allowance

58.40

60.20

Severe disablement occupational allowance

29.20

30.10

Clothing allowance (£ per annum)

199.00

205.00

Education allowance (£ per annum) (max)

120.00

120.00

WIDOW(ER)S BENEFITS

Widow(er)s’-other ranks (basic with children) (weekly amount)

117.30

120.95

Widow(er)-Officer (basic with children) (£ per annum)

6239.00

6432.00

Childless widow(er)s’ u-40 (other ranks) (weekly amount

28.10

28.97

Childless widow(er)s’ u-40 (Officer highest rate both wars) (£ per annum)

2167.00

2234.00

Supplementary Pension

78.48

80.91

Age allowance

(a) age 65 to 69

13.40

13.80

(b) age 70 to 79

25.70

26.50

(c) age 80 and over

38.10

39.30

Children’s allowance

Increase for first child

18.40

18.95

Increase for subsequent children

20.60

21.25

Orphan’s pension

Increase for first child

21.00

21.65

Increase for subsequent children

23.05

23.75

Unmarried dependant living as spouse (max)

114.95

118.60

Rent allowance (maximum)

44.25

45.60

Adult orphan’s pension (maximum)

90.10

92.90