Statutory Maternity, Paternity, Adoption and Shared Parental Pay

The Government has published the statutory rates for maternity pay, paternity pay, shared parental pay and adoption pay from April 2017.

From the first Sunday in April 2017 which is 2 April the new rates will be:

Current rate

From 2 April 2017

Statutory Adoption Pay

£139.58

£140.98

Statutory Maternity Pay

£139.58

£140.98

Statutory Paternity Pay

£139.58

£140.98

Statutory Shared Parental Pay

£139.58

£140.98

The lower earnings limit will also rise from £112.00 per week to £113.00.

Last updated 6 December 2016