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Child Benefit Technical Manual

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Claims, awards and rates: Child Benefit rates

Child Benefit

The Child Benefit and Social Security (Fixing and Adjustment of Rates) Regulations 1976

The Child benefit and Social Security (Fixing and Adjustment of Rates) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1976

Child Benefit is uprated yearly in April, unless indicated differently below

Child 08/09 Rate 09/10 Rate* 10/11 Rate 11/12 Rate 12/13 Rate 13/14 Rate 14/15 Rate
               
Only / eldest child or qualifying young person £18.80 £20.00 £20.30 £20.30 £20.30 £20.30 £20.50
Any subsequent child or qualifying young person £12.55 £13.20 £13.40 £13.40 13.40 £13.40 £13.55
ChB (LP)              
Paid to single parents for their first child or qualifying young person. It ceased on 06/07/98 but some claimants may still qualify on the basis of an ongoing claim £18.80 (now at same rate as only or eldest child) £20.00 (same rate as only or eldest child) £20.30 (same rate as only or eldest child) £20.30 (same rate as only or eldest child) £20.30 (same rate as only or eldest child) £20.30 (same rate as only or eldest child) £20.50 (same rate as only or eldest child)  
  • From 5 January 2009