Bishop of St Albans asks about cold weather payments

The Bishop of St Albans received the following written answer on 27th October 2022:

The Lord Bishop of St Albans asked His Majesty’s Government what plans they have to review the Cold Weather Payment given increased energy costs.

Baroness Steadman Scott (Con): Cold Weather Payments help vulnerable people in receipt of certain income-related benefits to meet the additional costs of heating during periods of severe cold weather between 1 November and 31 March. We keep all policies, including Cold Weather Payment, under constant review.


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