The DWP have published the benefits rates that will apply from April 2021 to 2022. They make grim reading for claimants, with increases of as little as 15p a week in the work-related activity component of ESA and 10p a week in the standard rate of the PIP mobility component.

The weekly rises in some benefits are shown below.

Carer’s allowance
From 67.25 to 67.60

DLA care component
Highest From 89.15 to 89.60
Middle From 59.70 to 60.00
Lowest From 23.60 to 23.70

DLA mobility component
Higher From 62.25 to 62.55
Lower From 23.60 to 23.70

ESA work-related activity component
From 29.55 to 29.70

ESA support component
From 39.20 to 39.40

PIP daily living component
Enhanced From 89.15 to 89.60
Standard From 59.70 to 60.00

PIP mobility component
Enhanced From 62.25 to 62.55
Standard From 23.60 to 23.70

You can see the full list of increases on the website.


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