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Pensioners could receive another £500 to help with heating bills, while those on state benefits will be given £650
Winter Fuel Payment Increase
The winter fuel payment will also be boosted.
8 million pensioners who receive the winter fuel allowance will also be paid a one-off “pensioner cost-of-living” payment of £300.
Pensioners could receive up to a total of £850 in support this year, assuming they qualified for the council tax rebate announced earlier in 2022.
Who qualifies for the £650 cost-of-living payment?
- Benefits Claimants will be paid a one-off “cost-of-living” grant of £650.
- Meanwhile six million people on disability allowance will receive a one off payment of £150 in September,
In total, vulnerable and low income households will receive £1,200 in additional state support this year.