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The Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order 2018

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PART 3Weekly amount of premiums specified in Part 2

PremiumAmount
11.—(1)(1) Pensioner premium for a person to whom paragraph 5 applies who—(1)
(a)is a single claimant and—(a)
(i)is entitled to the work-related activity component;(i)£60.85;
(ii)is entitled to the support component; or(ii)£52.25;
(iii)is not entitled to either of those components;(iii)£89.90;
(b)is a member of a couple and—(b)
(i)is entitled to the work-related activity component;(i)£104.90;
(ii)is entitled to the support component; or(ii)£96.30;
(iii)is not entitled to either of those components.(iii)£133.95.
(2) Severe disability premium—(2)
(a)where the claimant satisfies the condition in paragraph 6(2)(a);(a)£64.30;
(b)where the claimant satisfies the condition in paragraph 6(2)(b)—(b)
(i)if there is someone in receipt of a carer’s allowance or if the person or any partner satisfies that condition only by virtue of paragraph 6(5);(i)£64.30;
(ii)if no-one is in receipt of such an allowance.(ii)£128.60.
(3)(2) Carer Premium.(3) £36.00 in respect of each person who satisfies the condition specified in paragraph 8(1).
(4)(3) Enhanced disability premium where the conditions in paragraph 7 are satisfied.(4)
(a)£16.40 in respect of each person who is neither—
(i)a child or young person; nor
(ii)a member of a couple or a polygamous marriage, in respect of whom the conditions specified in paragraph 7 are satisfied;
(b)£23.55 where the claimant is a member of a couple or a polygamous marriage and the conditions specified in paragraph 7 are satisfied in respect of a member of that couple or polygamous marriage.
(1)

Relevant amending instruments are S.I. 2016/242 and 2017/260.

(2)

Relevant amending instruments are S.I. 2008/2428 and 2017/260.

(3)

Relevant amending instruments are S.I. 2008/2428 and 2017/260.

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