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Provided you have no income (such as earnings, a foreign social security pension, an occupational pension) apart from capital, the tables below set out the amounts you can have to qualify for either the maximum or a reduced rate of non-contributory pension since January 2007. Full details appear in the Tables section.

State Pension (Non-Contributory)
Single person age 66 or over

Capital

Amount of pension (2007)

Nil - �40,999.99

Maximum weekly rate �200.00

�41,000.00 - �89,999.99

Reduced weekly rate from �197.50 to �2.50

Married or cohabiting couple - applicant is age 66 or over

Capital Combined

Amount of pension (2007)

Nil - �81,999.99

Maximum weekly rate �200.00

�82,000.00 - �179,999.99

Reduced weekly rate from �197.50 to �2.50

Blind Pension
Single person under age 66

Capital

Amount of pension (2007)

Nil - �27,999.99

Maximum weekly rate �185.80

�28,000.00 - �80,999.99

Reduced weekly rate from �183.30 to �3.30

Married or cohabiting couple - applicant is under age 66

Capital Combined

Amount of pension (2007)

Nil - �55,999.99

Maximum weekly rate �185.80

�56,000.00 - �161,999.99

Reduced weekly rate from �183.30 to �3.30

Widow's or Widower's Non-Contributory Pension
Applicant is under age 66

Capital

Amount of pension (2007)

Nil - �27,999.99

Maximum weekly rate �185.80

�28,000.00 - �80,999.99

Reduced weekly rate from �183.30 to �3.30

If you qualify for a pension, we may increase your payment for each qualified adult or child you have. A qualified child is one that is living with you or being supported by you, who is under age 18 (or under age 22 if in full-time education by day at a recognised school or college).

Last modified:06/10/2008
 

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