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Energy: Prices

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 905462, tabled on 1 February 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent assessment she has made of the impact of rising fuel costs on disabled people in receipt of benefits.

Answered on

7 February 2022

The Chancellor announced (on 3rd of February) a £200 rebate for households delivered via their energy bill this autumn, paid back automatically over the next 5 years, spreading the increased costs of global prices over time in a way that is more manageable for households.

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