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The Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order 2018

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1

    1. 1.Citation, commencement and effect

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART 2

    1. 3.Rates or amounts of certain benefits under the Contributions and Benefits Act

    2. 4.Increase in rates or amounts of certain pensions and allowances under the Contributions and Benefits Act

    3. 5.Increase in rates or amount of certain benefits under the Pension Schemes Act

    4. 6.Increase in rates or amounts of certain pensions under Part 1 of the Pensions Act

    5. 7.Dates on which sums specified for rates or amounts of benefits in articles 3, 4, 5, 6, 12, 13 and 14 are changed by this Order

    6. 8.Earnings Limits

    7. 9.Statutory Sick Pay

    8. 10.Statutory Maternity Pay

    9. 11.Statutory Paternity Pay, Statutory Adoption Pay and Statutory Shared Parental Pay

    10. 12.Increase in rate of graduated retirement benefit

    11. 13.Increase in amount of Category C retirement pension under the Social Security (Widow’s Benefit and Retirement Pensions) Regulations 1979

    12. 14.Maximum additional pension

    13. 15.Increase in rates of Disability Living Allowance

    14. 16.Increase in rates of Personal Independence Payment

    15. 17.Rates of age addition

    16. 18.Rates of transitional invalidity allowance

    17. 19.Rates of bereavement benefits

    18. 20.Rates of bereavement support payment

  4. PART 3

    1. 21.Applicable amounts for Income Support

    2. 22.Income Support Transitional Protection

    3. 23.Housing Benefit

    4. 24.Housing Benefit for certain persons over the qualifying age for State Pension Credit

  5. PART 4

    1. 25.Applicable amounts for Jobseeker’s Allowance

  6. PART 5

    1. 26.State Pension Credit

  7. PART 6

    1. 27.Applicable amounts for the ESA Regulations 2008

    2. 28.Prescribed amount for the ESA Regulations 2013

  8. PART 7

    1. 29.Universal Credit

  9. PART 8

    1. 30.Revocation

  10. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      PROVISIONS OF SCHEDULE 4 TO THE CONTRIBUTIONS AND BENEFITS ACT AS AMENDED BY THIS ORDER

      1. PART I CONTRIBUTORY PERIODICAL BENEFITS

      2. PART III NON-CONTRIBUTORY PERIODICAL BENEFITS

      3. PART IV INCREASES FOR DEPENDANTS

      4. PART V RATES OF INDUSTRIAL INJURIES BENEFIT

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      PARAGRAPH 2 OF PART I OF SCHEDULE 2 TO THE INCOME SUPPORT REGULATIONS

      1. PART I PERSONAL ALLOWANCES

        1. 2.(1) FootnoteRef Ref="f00108"/> The weekly amounts specified in column (2)...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      PART IV OF SCHEDULE 2 TO THE INCOME SUPPORT REGULATIONS AS AMENDED BY THIS ORDER

      1. PART IV WEEKLY AMOUNTS OF PREMIUMS SPECIFIED IN PART III

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      PARAGRAPH 2 OF PART 1 OF SCHEDULE 3 TO THE HOUSING BENEFIT REGULATIONS AS AMENDED BY THIS ORDER

      1. PART 1 Personal Allowances

        1. 2.(1) The amounts specified in column (2) below in respect...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      PART 4 OF SCHEDULE 3 TO THE HOUSING BENEFIT REGULATIONS AS AMENDED BY THIS ORDER

      1. PART4 Amounts of premiums specified in Part 3

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      PART 1 OF SCHEDULE 3 TO THE HOUSING BENEFIT (SPC) REGULATIONS AS AMENDED BY THIS ORDER

      1. PART1

        1. 1.The amount specified in column (2) below in respect of...

        2. 2.(1) The amounts specified in column (2) below in respect...

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      PART 4 OF SCHEDULE 3 TO THE HOUSING BENEFIT (SPC) REGULATIONS AS AMENDED BY THIS ORDER

      1. PART4

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      PARAGRAPH 2 OF PART 1 OF SCHEDULE 1 TO THE JOBSEEKER’S ALLOWANCE REGULATIONS

      1. PART1

        1. 2.(1) The weekly amounts specified in column (2) below in...

    9. SCHEDULE 9

      PART IV OF SCHEDULE 1 TO THE JOBSEEKER’S ALLOWANCE REGULATIONS AS AMENDED BY THIS ORDER

      1. PARTIV

    10. SCHEDULE 10

      PART IVB OF SCHEDULE 1 TO THE JOBSEEKER’S ALLOWANCE REGULATIONS AS AMENDED BY THIS ORDER

      1. PARTIVB

    11. SCHEDULE 11

      PART 3 OF SCHEDULE 4 TO THE ESA REGULATIONS 2008 AS AMENDED BY THIS ORDER

      1. PART 3 Weekly amount of premiums specified in Part 2

    12. SCHEDULE 12

      AMOUNTS OF CERTAIN ELEMENTS SPECIFIED IN THE TABLE IN REGULATION 36 OF THE UNIVERSAL CREDIT REGULATIONS AS AMENDED BY THIS ORDER

  11. Explanatory Note

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