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Cost of Living Payments 2023-24

You could get up to three different types of additional cost of living payment, depending on your circumstances.

This year’s Cost of Living Payment of £900 is paid in three instalments, if you get a qualifying means-tested benefit, including Universal Credit, Pension Credit or tax credits. No exact dates for payment are available, however it is expected that there is payment of:

  • £301 – during Spring 2023
  • £300 – during Autumn 2023
  • £299 – during Spring 2024

There is also:

  • a £150 Disability Cost of Living Payment, during Summer 2023, if you get a disability benefit
  • a £300 Pensioner Cost of Living Payment, during Winter 23/24, if you’re entitled to the Winter Fuel Payment


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