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Winter Fuel Payment

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN HL3471, tabled on 16 November 2022

To ask His Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Stedman-Scott on 27 October (HL2738), when they expect to have a figure available for the expenditure on the winter fuel allowance during the year 2020–21.

Answered on

29 November 2022

The DWP benefit and expenditure tables show the outturn for winter fuel payments for the year 2020/21 to be £1,958 million in nominal terms.

Further detail can be found here:

The Winter Fuel Payment statistics for 2020/21 and 2021/22 have now been published and can be found here: