£25 fee More than 300 areas of the UK will be served as frosty weather arrives. From November 1, 2022 to March 31, 2023, payments are made when the temperature in an area is or is predicted to be below zero for seven consecutive days.
People receiving income support or income-based jobseeker’s allowance will usually receive support as well. But this applies only if any of the following:
- A disability or pensioner premium
- A disabled child
- Child tax credit that includes a disability or severe disability component
- A child under five living with them.
No need to apply as payment is automatic. However, anyone with the above benefits whose housing circumstances change and are eligible, such as having a baby, must inform Jobcentre Plus to ensure they receive the payment.
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He said: “The Winter Payments scheme, which provides targeted support to the most vulnerable during the cold winter months, is brilliant.
“But more needs to be done to keep Britons warm. Britain has the oldest housing stock in Europe, which is something to be proud of, but it also means our homes are leaking.
“Even when the temperature is above zero, houses can be uncomfortably cold and difficult to heat.
“While support such as a cold payment scheme can help in the short term, it acts as a sticking plaster on a wider problem.”
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