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Proposed statutory pay increases announced

Proposed statutory pay increases announced

Steve Webb, the Minister of State for Pensions, has announced the proposed new rates for statutory sick pay and statutory maternity, paternity and adoption pay from April 2011. Statutory maternity pay increases to £128.73 per week and SSP rises to £81.60 per week.

The Minister of State for the Department for Work and Pensions, Steve Webb, has announced details of the proposed new benefit rates which are expected to take effect from 11 April 2011 in a written ministerial statement to the Commons (as set out in Hansard).

The key employment-related rates are as follows:

The standard rate of statutory maternity pay, statutory paternity pay and statutory adoption pay will all increase from £124.88 per week to £128.73 per week.

The maternity allowance prescribed rate will also increase from £124.88 per week to £128.73 per week.

SSP will increase from £79.15 per week to £81.60 per week.

The weekly lower earnings limit will increase from £97 to £102

February 2011

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