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Hi, my name is margaret4949!

margaret4949 Community member Posts: 3 Listener
edited December 2022 in Start here and say hello!
I am a senior citizen. I am entitled to heating payment & I live on my own as my husband died in 2020. I haven’t received payment could you please tell me why ? Thank you 


  • janer1967
    janer1967 Community member Posts: 21,964 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi there 

    You need to edit your post and delete the personal information for your own security 

    What payment are you referring to that you haven't had 

    You will need to let us know what benefits you claim so we can advise if you are entitled 
  • Community_Scope
    Community_Scope Posts: 1,008 Scope online community team

    Hello @margaret4949

    We just want to let you know we’ve edited your comment because it contained personal information. For more information about why we removed this, please consider our online community house rules.

    All the best,


    Online community team

  • margaret4949
    margaret4949 Community member Posts: 3 Listener
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 55,114 Disability Gamechanger
    If you’re talking about the Winter Fuel payment then this should be paid anytime up until mid January https://www.gov.uk/winter-fuel-payment/when-youll-get-paid
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • margaret4949
    margaret4949 Community member Posts: 3 Listener
  • JustPete
    JustPete Community Volunteer Adviser, Scope Member Posts: 303 Pioneering
    @margaret4949 It is extremely confusing what entitlements we are due, when we should receive them and how. I hope my colleagues have helped you and that you are receiving everything that you are entitled to :smile:
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  • L_Volunteer
    L_Volunteer Community Volunteer Adviser, Scope Member Posts: 7,983 Disability Gamechanger
    You are welcome @Margaret4949. It is the very least you deserve.

    Please don't hesitate to let us know if there's anything else we can do to support you. We are all here for you and listening to you  :)
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