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Low income households can get £ 25 per week to help with utility bills during the winter thanks to the cold weather payment system

Here we summarize who is eligible for government funding and how to apply

The freezing weather in certain areas of the UK has already sparked payments for many – and now even more areas are eligible after Storm Darcy hit the UK

Right now we’re walking you through everything you need to know about paying in cold weather

If the temperatures between the 1st November and 31st By March, seven consecutive days averaging zero degrees or less, or forecast, eligible Britons are entitled to additional money to heat their homes

Earn £ 25 for any seven day period that the weather is below 0 ° C during that period

You can verify that a cold weather payment has been made in your area by entering your postcode from Jan. Enter November into the government tool

In 2020, cold weather payments were initiated at four weather stations in Scotland in early December

So far, payments have been triggered from 29 weather stations in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales for more than 470 postcodes

These are the weather stations that have already triggered cold weather payments in the following zip codes:

After any period of very cold weather in your area, those eligible for the program should receive payments within 14 working days

It is paid into the same bank or building society account as the account to which the benefits were paid and has no influence on any other allowances claimed by you

You are eligible for the Cold Weather Payment Scheme if you receive any of the following benefits and meet certain criteria:

Depending on your specific circumstances, you may also need to meet one or more of the following additional criteria:

Regardless of employment, Universal Credit applicants are eligible if they have an amount for a disabled child on their application

If you have not received a payment and believe you are eligible, you can report it to your Pension Center, Jobcentre Plus office, or call the Universal Credit hotline at 0800 328 5644

If you receive Universal Credit, you can also log into your account and add a note to your journal

Going to the hospital could affect your eligibility So make sure you give someone the contact details above

Low-income households can get up to £ 140 on utility bills with the government’s Warm Home rebate program

We have also summarized other ways to get help with paying your energy bills this winter – and this allows you to via 1Save 000 euros

Also, here’s how to reclaim up to £ 63 in taxes on utility bills if you worked from home during the coronavirus crisis

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