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Figure it out

PUBLISHED : Friday, 23 September, 2005, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 23 September, 2005, 12:00am
 

Overseas Education allowance Current claimants for children studying in the UK: freeze at GBP9,138 per year. New claimants: capped at GBP7,434 at the 1997 exchange rate of $12.59 to GBP1


Local Education Allowance Current claimants: Freeze at between $31,950 and $49,238.


New Claimants: Freeze at between $29,925 and $46,313


Sea passage allowance Ceiling set at $67,570 for officers about master pay scale 44, and $58,290 for those under MPS 44


School passage allowance Current claimants: between $25,100 and $12,550.


New claimants: between $23,600 and $11,800


Housing Allowance largely unchanged


Air-conditioning allowance scrapped


Furniture and Domestic appliances allowance scrapped


Hotel subsistence allowance scrapped


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