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£140 Government Warm Home Discount on your electricity bill
You may be eligible for a £140 discount on your electricity bill with the UK Government's £140 Warm Home Discount.
It isn't cash, it's sent direct to your electricity supplier.
You can see if you can get the deal by going on the Gov.UK website in the link.
You quality for the Warm Home Discount if you matched the following criteria:
You qualify for the discount if on 10 July 2016 all of the following applied:
your electricity supplier was part of the scheme
your name (or your partner’s) was on the bill
you were getting the Guarantee Credit element of Pension Credit (even if you get Savings Credit as well)
These electricity suppliers are part of the Warm Home Discount:
Manweb - see ScottishPower
Sainsbury’s Energy - see British Gas
Scottish Gas - see British Gas
Scottish Hydro - see SSE
Southern Electric - see SSE
SWALEC - see SSE
If you're eligible for the Government Warm Home Discount, you can claim by doing the following.
First, if you're eligible, the Government says it will send you a letter by 16th December.
If you don't get a letter from the Government, you can get in touch with the Warm Home Discount Team if you think you qualify:
Warm Home Discount Scheme
Telephone: 0345 603 9439
Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Warm Home Discount Team
I hope this helps some people this winter.