6m people set to receive £150 disability cost-of-living payment from Tuesday

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About 6 million people will receive a one-time living payment for disability costs of £150 from Tuesday.

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Those paying qualifying disability benefits will be paid automatically from September 20.

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The UK government has said that most of those eligible are expected to receive their lump sum payment by early October.

People with disabilities often face high associated costs, such as care and mobility needs.

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Those who may be eligible for payment include disability living allowance, personal liberty pay, attendance allowance, Scottish disability benefit (adult disability pay and child disability pay), armed forces independence pay, continuous attendance allowance, or war pension mobility recipients. people are involved. Supplement

As costs rise, payments are part of a support package for families.

More than eight million eligible households receiving the means-tested benefit received the first of two automatic cost-value payments of £326 from 14 July. A second means-tested payment of £324 will be issued later this year.

From 1 October 2022, a new energy price guarantee will mean that an average household will pay no more than £2,500 per year on their energy bill for the next two years.

News of the new guarantee was immediately followed by the death of the Queen, leaving few questions about support.

More information about measures to help homes and businesses is expected this week.

People are also being urged to beware of fraudsters who are hoping for a living payment.

The payment will be automated, so people should pay attention to messages and emails by fraudsters asking for their personal details.

More information about the UK Government’s cost-of-living support is available at helpforhouseholds.campaign.gov.uk.

Credit: www.standard.co.uk /

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