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Pensioner Winter Fuel Payment (£300)

If you’re entitled to a Winter Fuel Payment for winter 2022 to 2023, you'll get an extra £300.

When you'll get paid

You’ll get the £300 with your normal payment from November 2022.

You’ll get this in addition to any low income or disability Cost of Living Payments you qualify for. 

The full amount of Winter Fuel Payment you’ll get for 2022 to 2023 depends on your circumstances.

Full amounts of Winter Fuel Payments

These amounts are for winter 2022 to 2023 only.

Circumstances Born between 26 September 1942 and 25 September 1956 Born on or before 26 September 1942
Lives alone (or none of the people you live with qualify £500 £600
Lives with someone under 80 who also qualifies £250 £350
Lives with someone 80 or over who also qualifies £250 £300
Lives with a partner who qualifies and either of you gets  certain benefits £500 - only one of you gets the  payment £600 - only one of you gets the payment
Lives with someone (not your partner) who qualifies, and either of you gets certain benefits £500 - you both get the payment  £600 - you both get the payment
Lives in a care home and do not get certain benefits £250 £300
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