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Warm Home Discount

MickyjimMickyjim Member Posts: 11 Listener
Just a quick heads up, Warm Home Discount applications are now open. Apply to your energy provider its worth £140 and is applied to your energy account usually Electricity https://www.gov.uk/the-warm-home-discount-scheme

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  • janer1967janer1967 Member Posts: 11,201 Disability Gamechanger
    Thanks for sharing with us 
  • TeddyB22TeddyB22 Member Posts: 170 Courageous
    Unfortunately in Northern Ireland where there is a monopoly they don't do it. 
  • woodbinewoodbine Community Co-Production Group Posts: 4,486 Disability Gamechanger
    I think that 20/21 is the final year for this scheme, but now is the time to apply to your supplier as they only have so much to give before the money runs out.
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  • OverlyAnxiousOverlyAnxious Member Posts: 1,438 Disability Gamechanger
    woodbine said:
    I think that 20/21 is the final year for this scheme, but now is the time to apply to your supplier as they only have so much to give before the money runs out.
    I didn't know it was being stopped after this year, that's a bit of a shame.  I was totally reliant on it last year as I couldn't cover the heating bills on ESA alone.  Thankfully I have PIP now but there must be many other people that need it.  Do you know if there will be a similar scheme to replace it next year?
  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    There's been no annoucements that i know of for anything that's replacing it.
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  • Ross_ScopeRoss_Scope Posts: 4,152

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    Thanks for sharing the link to this scheme, I'd not heard of it before.
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