Cold Weather Payments:Written question - 224386

Q
Asked by Tessa Munt
(Wells)
Asked on: 12 February 2015
Department for Work and Pensions
Cold Weather Payments
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many individual cold weather payments were made to recipients in the UK in winter 2013-14.
A
Answered by: Steve Webb
Answered on: 23 February 2015

Only one trigger was recorded in the 2013/14 Cold Weather season and an estimated 1,100 payments paid. Further details can be found in the ‘Social Fund Cold Weather Payments for Great Britain from 1st November 2013 to 31st March 2014’ update on Gov.uk which may be found at

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/299461/sf-cwp-31-03-2014.pdf.

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