Cold Weather Payments


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Cold Weather Payments have been triggered for postcode districts G44, G71, G72, G73 and G74 on 15 February.

Cold Weather Payments are made to recipients of selected benefits. To trigger the payments, the average temperature at a specified weather station must be recorded as, or forecast to be, 0°C or below for seven consecutive days. The DWP’s Cold Weather Payment pages provide further information for claimants. The DWP also publishes statistics on the current Cold Weather Payment season here.

The alert was triggered on 15/2/2021 for the period 6/2/2021 to 12/2/2021.

£25 will be paid to eligible residents within Rutherglen and Hamilton West constituency living in the postcode district(s) listed above.