Child Benefit rates
You’ll usually get Child Benefit for children you’re responsible for, even if you’re not their parent. Only one person can get Child Benefit for each child.
There are 2 Child Benefit rates.
|Who the allowance is for||Rate (weekly)|
|Eldest or only child||£20.70|
|Additional children||£13.70 (per child)|
The benefit cap
The benefit cap puts a limit on the total amount of benefit that most people aged 16 to 64 can get.