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Cost of Living payment – £300 to eligible customers between 31 October and 19 November

DWP will make the second Cost of Living payment of £300 to eligible customers between 31 October and 19 November. This is the second of three payments over the financial year, up to £900. Eligible pensioner households will also receive a further £300 payment later this year as an addition to the Winter Fuel payment.

Customers will receive the payments automatically. They do not need to contact DWP or do anything to receive the payment

The full list of benefit recipients that qualify for the upcoming Cost of Living payment are those who receive:

  • Universal Credit;
  • Income-based Jobseekers Allowance;
  • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance;
  • Income Support;
  • Working Tax Credit;
  • Child Tax Credit;
  • Pension Credit

You can find out about government support with the cost of living by visiting the Help for Households website.