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Winter fuel payments

emmraldemmrald Member Posts: 10 Listener
Hi for the past four years I have got  the winter fuel of 140.00 but nothing's changed I'm still in a wheelchair and no chance to change it could you find out if I can have one


  • JennysDadJennysDad Member Posts: 2,308 Pioneering
    Hello @emmrald, and welcome to the community. Good to have you with us.
    I don't have a specific answer to your question, but I'm sure we'll be able to find the answer.
    I checked on the internet and found this on qualifying, from the UK Govt site: 
    Eligibility. You qualify for a Winter Fuel Payment if both the following apply: you were born on or before 5 August 1953. you'll be living in the UK for at least one day during the week of 18 to 24 September 2017 - this is called the 'qualifying week'.
    If this doesn't answer your question sufficiently, try the link to the 'What benefits am I entitle to?' forum and have a look there:
    Others will be along in due course who will know more about this than I do, so hang on in with us  :)
    Best wishes to you,
  • CockneyRebelCockneyRebel Member Posts: 5,258 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi emmrald and welcome

    Are you refering to winter fuel or warm homes scheme ?

    Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste
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