New Winter Fuel Payment rates released as millions set to get £300 more this winter

Households that qualify under different criteria may need to claim their payment. 

For the past winter season, the qualifying week was September 20 to 26, 2021.

The Government has also confirmed the Winter Fuel Payment rates for this upcoming winter season. 

People who qualify and live alone, or live with others that do not qualify will receive:

  • £500 if they were born between September 25, 1942 and September 25, 1956
  • £600 if they were born on or before September 25, 1942.