Winter Fuel Payments
Pensioners expecting a winter cost of living payment should now have received theirs – here's what to do if you haven't
Nearly 12 million pensioners should have received their £150 or £300 cost of living payment by today, the Government has said. The non-repayable grants were paid as part of the existing Winter Fuel Payments scheme starting in November last year.
13 January 2023
Low income households in Scotland to get £50 annual payment towards winter energy bills - here's all you need to know
Some 400,000 households in Scotland will receive an annual payment of £50 to help them towards winter heating costs. The Low-Income Winter Heating Assistance will replace the Cold Weather Payment of £25.
8 June 2022
Winter fuel payment recipients urged to check details after 60,000+ letters with incorrect information sent out
Tens of thousands of people who are eligible for winter fuel payments are being urged to check their details after 60,000+ letters on the scheme were sent out with incorrect information, which in a small number of cases could affect how much you're paid. Here's what to watch out for and what you need to do
4 December 2020
Feeling the chill? Check if you're eligible for winter fuel help incl £140 warm home discount
Pensioners and people on certain benefits can get £100s off their winter energy bills
24 January 2019
Hidden British Gas £270-a-year saving
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4 November 2015
The Winter MoneySaving Checklist
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29 September 2015
The 17 DAY Big Energy Switch Event III
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2 September 2015
Don't forget to claim your winter fuel payment
If you're aged 62 or over, you could be due up to £300 from the Government to help cover the cost of your energy bills
6 November 2014
Over 74? You could be owed backdated energy bill cash
Some could be eligible to claim Winter Fuel Payments for 1997/98, 1998/99 and 1999/2000 - but you need to claim now
27 March 2014
Aged over 61? You could get help with your energy bills
Most people aged over 61 are entitled to up to £300 under the Government's Winter Fuel Payment scheme
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