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
|Eldest or only child
||£13.70 (per child)
The benefit cap
The benefit cap limits the total amount of benefit you can get. It applies to most people aged 16 or over who have not reached State Pension age.