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Winter Fuel Payments

This is a tax free benefit to help pay for heating during the winter. You are eligible if:

- you are aged 60 or over: and

- you normally live in Great Britain

The 2008 Payment is £250 for housholds with someone aged 60-79, or up to £400 for someone aged 80 or over. 

 

 

Area serviced:
Nationwide
Telephone:
08459 15 15 15
Sector:
Public

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Service Definitions

You may be entitled to receive benefits if you are on a low income or have certain costs to meet because of your personal situation. Check if any of the following apply to you. You're on a low income (employed or looking for work). You have dependent children. You're ill or disabled. You're caring for someone. You're aged 60 or over. You have been bereaved. You're pregnant or have recently had a baby. You can check whether you may qualify to receive financial or other support by contacting a benefits adviser service or by reading the attached fact sheets