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Cold Weather Payment

You may get a Cold Weather Payment if you’re getting certain benefits.

You’ll get a payment if the average temperature in your area is recorded as, or forecast to be, zero degrees celsius or below for 7 consecutive days.

The 2017 to 2018 Cold Weather Payment scheme started on 1 November 2017. You’ll be able to check if your area is due a payment on the website.

You’ll get a payment of £25 for each 7 day period of very cold weather between 1 November and 31 March.

Who to contact

Cold Weather Payment
Last updated date:
10 January 2018


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