A Cold Weather Payment trigger has occurred for some postcodes in Rushcliffe.
What is a Cold Weather Payment?
Cold Weather Payments are made when the average temperature at a specified weather station must be recorded as, or forecast to be, 0°C or below for seven consecutive days.
Who will receive a Cold Weather Payment?
Cold Weather Payments are made to recipients of selected benefits, namely:
income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance
income-related Employment and Support Allowance
Support for Mortgage Interest
£25 will be paid to eligible residents within Rushcliffe constituency living in the following postcode districts: DE7, DE74, LE12, LE14, NG11, NG12, NG13, NG2, NG4
You can check other postcodes here: https://coldweatherpayments.dwp.gov.uk
How you do you claim a Cold Weather Payment?
You do not need to apply. If you’re eligible to get a Cold Weather Payment, you’ll be paid it automatically.
You can find more information here: https://www.gov.uk/cold-weather-payment/how-to-claim