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Child benefit rates

(10 Posts)
MaggieW Wed 23-Feb-05 17:10:02

Can anyone tell me where I can find out what tha various child benefits rates have been since 2001 please?

Gwenick Wed 23-Feb-05 17:11:33

hmmmm - if I was more organise I 'would' ahve been able to get out all my 'wonderful' letters from the child benifits people telling me about the 'amazing' (NOT) 50p a week increases we seem to get each year.............hope someone else can help

iota Wed 23-Feb-05 17:13:54

googled this
From April 2001 Child Benefit is paid at the rate of £15.50 a week for the first
or only child and at £10.35 a week for all other children. ...

iota Wed 23-Feb-05 17:17:05

Child Benefit 2004/05
Only or eldest child 16.50
Only or eldest child (lone parent rate) 17.55
- (abolished from June 1998 for new claims)
Each subsequent child 11.05

iota Wed 23-Feb-05 17:18:36

As announced in Budget 2002, from April 2003, the rates of Child Benefit will
rise in line with indexation to £16.05 and £10.75 respectively; ...

hotmama Wed 23-Feb-05 17:19:18

Think the rates go up to £17.05 a week from the 11th April - can't place my letter offhand.

iota Wed 23-Feb-05 17:25:58

2003-04 (£)

Eldest/only child 16.05

Other Children 10.75
Eldest/only child (Lone parent rate) 17.55
Guardian's Allowance 11.55

iota Wed 23-Feb-05 17:27:04

2004-05 (£)

Eldest/only child 16.50
Other Children 11.05
Eldest/only child (Lone parent rate) 17.55
Guardian's Allowance 11.85

iota Wed 23-Feb-05 17:34:00

info for 2005/6 here

MaggieW Wed 23-Feb-05 18:12:03

Thanks for all your help. Have just found 02/03 -£15.25 and 10.55. Child Tax Credit people are saying we've been overpaid but I have a feeling they're trying to reclaim more than they've paid us. I'm trying to work it out but as I've banked Tax Credits along with child benefit I need to separate them out for the past couple of years to see what's what. Thanks again.

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