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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