The Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order 2012

Applicable amounts for Employment and Support Allowance

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28.  (1)  The sums relevant to the calculation of an applicable amount as specified in the Employment and Support Allowance Regulations shall be the sums set out in this article and Schedules 18 to 20 to this Order; and unless stated otherwise, any reference in this article to a numbered Schedule is a reference to the Schedule to the Employment and Support Allowance Regulations bearing that number.

(2) The sums specified in Part 1 of Schedule 4(1) (prescribed amounts) shall be as set out in Schedule 18 to this Order.

(3) The sums specified in Part 3 of Schedule 4(2) (weekly amount of premiums specified in Part 2) shall be as set out in Schedule 19 to this Order.

(4) In Part 4 of Schedule 4(3) (the components)—

(a)in paragraph 12 for “£26.75” substitute “£28.15”; and

(b)in paragraph 13 for “£32.35” substitute “£34.05”.

(5) In paragraph 19 of Schedule 6(4) (housing costs: non-dependant deductions)—

(a)in sub-paragraph (1)(a) for “£60.60” substitute “£73.85”;

(b)in sub-paragraph (1)(b) for “£9.40” substitute “£11.45”;

(c)in sub-paragraph (2)(a) for “£122.00” substitute “£124.00”;

(d)in sub-paragraph (2)(b) for “£122.00”, “£180.00” and “£21.55” substitute “£124.00”, “£183.00” and “£26.25” respectively;

(e)in sub-paragraph (2)(c) for “£180.00”, “£234.00” and “£29.60” substitute “£183.00”, “£238.00” and “£36.10” respectively;

(f)in sub-paragraph (2)(d) for “£234.00”, “£310.00” and “£48.45” substitute “£238.00”, “£316.00” and “£59.05” respectively; and

(g)in sub-paragraph (2)(e) for “£310.00”, “£387.00” and “£55.20” substitute “£316.00”, “£394.00” and “£67.25” respectively.

(6) The sums specified in any provision of the Employment and Support Allowance Regulations set out in column (1) of Schedule 20 to this Order are the sums set out in column (2) of that Schedule.

(1)

Relevant amending instruments are S.I. 2008/2428, 2009/2655 and 2011/821 and 2428.

(2)

Relevant amending instruments are S.I. 2008/2428 and 2011/821.

(3)

Relevant amending instrument is S.I. 2011/821.

(4)

Relevant amending instrument is S.I. 2011/821.