Cost of living payments

Cost of living payment

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Two payments totalling £650 are being made to low-income households who receive the following benefits

  • Universal Credit
  • income-based Jobseekers Allowance
  • income-related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Income Support
  • working tax credit
  • child tax credit
  • pension credit

The first installment of £326 was paid between 14 and 31 July 2022. A second installment of £324 will automatically be paid later in the year.