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Maternity Allowance - What is Maternity Allowance?

Find out more about Maternity Allowance.

What is Maternity Allowance?

Maternity Allowance is a weekly payment for some women who are pregnant or have recently given birth.

Applies to: England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland

Age rules: There are no specific age rules

Type of benefit: Non means tested

Taxable: No

Administered by: Jobcentre Plus


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