Statutory Sick Pay

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 30th March 2020.

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Photo of Sam Tarry Sam Tarry Labour, Ilford South

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will review the weekly Statutory Sick Pay rate prior to its planned uprating on 6 April 2020.

Photo of Justin Tomlinson Justin Tomlinson The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions

Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) will be uprated on 6 April 2020 in line with inflation from £94.25 per week to £95.85. SSP provides financial support to an employee when they are off work sick. Those on low pay can receive more help through the welfare system, depending on their personal circumstances.

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