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Cold Weather Payments

You may get a Cold Weather Payment if the average temperature in your area is recorded as, or forecast to be, zero degrees Celsius or below for 7 days in a row.

You’ll get £25 for each 7-day period of very cold weather.

You’ll usually get Cold Weather Payments if you get:

  • Pension Credit
  • Income Support
  • income-based Job Seeker’s Allowance
  • income-related Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
  • Universal Credit
  • Support for Mortgage Interest (SMI)

Check if a Cold Weather Payment is due in your area (GOV.UK)

Last reviewed by Scope on: 10/11/2020

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