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Winter Fuel Payment: British Nationals Abroad

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 15118, tabled on 12 February 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate her Department made of the number of winter fuel payments made to UK citizens residing in African countries in each of the last five years.

Answered on

25 February 2020

Winter fuel payments are only payable to people at or above state pension age who are resident in the UK or certain EEA countries and Switzerland during the qualifying week, which is the third week of September.