Pension Age Winter Heating Payment consultation: easy read

This consultation is to gather evidence on people’s views of the current benefit, consider how we could improve the system already in place and ask if the policy intent set out will best meet the needs of those it aims to help.

Qualifying week

Eligible people are paid automatically if they meet the qualifying criteria in the qualifying week.

The qualifying week is in September.

Late September is the latest possible date to decide who can get the benefit and get their money in time.

Question 13a. Do you think the qualifying week should still be in September?



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Question 13b. Please tell us more about your answer.

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Question 13c. If you did not agree, please tell us when you think the qualifying week for PAWHP should be.

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