Cost of living payment
The Government is paying a Cost of Living payment of £650 to households on low incomes (this is defined as people entitled to at least one of the following Benefits);
- Universal credit
- Income-based jobseeker’s allowance
- Income-based employment and support allowance
- Income support
- Working tax credit
- Child tax credit
- Pension credit
The £650 has been split into 2 payments. The first payment was £326 and was paid between the 14 and 31 July 2022. The second payment of £324 is to be paid between November 9 2022 and November 23 2022.
If you missed out on the first payment or are concerned you may not receive the second payment, you can report a missing payment online.