Are you worried about rising energy costs?
THE WELSH GOVERNMENT HAVE INTRODUCED A SCHEME TO HELP ELIGIBLE FAMILIES (IN RECEIPT OF CERTAIN BENEFITS) TO APPLY FOR A GRANT FOR FUEL COSTS
How will the payments work?
The scheme will be open to households where at least one person is on a working-age means tested benefits and is responsible for paying the property’s energy bills.
Claimants must have been claiming any one of the following benefits between
1st December 2021 and 31st January 2022:
- Income support
- Income-based job seekers allowance
- Employment and support allowance
- Universal credit
- Working tax credits
Look out for this:
NPT Council will be writing to people in receipt of these benefits,
- The Welsh government said the payment will not affect an individual’s other benefits or be subject to tax.
The payments are planned for around mid-December.
CHECK NPT WEBSITE AFTER THE 13TH DECEMBER 2021 FOR DETAILS ON HOW TO APPLY