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Universal Credit and other benefit claimants in Northern Ireland to get £200 towards energy bills - here's what you need to know

It comes as part of a new £55 million support package designed to help around 280,000 people with the cost of living.

14 January 2022

Welsh households on universal credit and other benefits to get £100 towards energy bills

Universal credit claimants and those in receipt of certain means-tested benefits will get £100 towards their energy bills this winter, the Welsh Government has announced. It comes as part of a new £51 million support package designed to help around 350,000 people with the cost of living.

16 November 2021

Guest comment: Why pay more because you're disabled?

Emma Sterland from charity Scope's online community, says there are plenty of ways disabled people can cut costs

30 October 2014

Autumn Budget Statement: Some benefits to rise by inflation, others cut

Chancellor George Osborne announced he will uprate some working age state benefits by inflation but scrapped other rises

29 November 2011

Warm Front energy grant scheme open for applications

The Warm Front scheme that provides grants up to £6,000 to insulate homes has reopened but fewer households will qualify

15 April 2011