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Social Fund Cold Weather Payments statistics 2012

Statistics showing some detail of the areas where Cold Weather Payments from the Social Fund have been authorised as a result of the weather.

Contents

  1. Documents

This data is based on the estimated number of benefit units linked to each weather station that is eligible for Cold Weather Payments. It is management information, which means it isn’t quality assured to the same extent as official/national statistics and that there may be some issues with the data, eg figures are estimates rather than actual figures and may be revised later.

Background

Cold Weather payments help people to meet their additional heating costs during periods of extreme cold.

Payments are made to those most vulnerable to the cold ie older people receiving Pension Credit, disabled adults and children, and families with children under 5 who are receiving an income-related benefit

Payment is made automatically when the average temperature at the weather station linked to an eligible customer’s postcode has been recorded as, or is forecast to be, 0 degrees Celsius or below over 7 consecutive days.

Regulations

The scheme is regulated through:

Contacts and more information

There is contact information and more about DWP statistics on the Statistics at DWP page.

Documents

  1. Social Fund Cold Weather Payment: summary statistics, 21 December 2012

    • 21 December 2012
    • Statistics
  2. Social Fund Cold Weather Payment: summary statistics, 7 December 2012

    • 7 December 2012
    • Statistics
  3. Social Fund Cold Weather Payment: summary statistics, 30 November 2012

    • 30 November 2012
    • Statistics
  4. Social Fund Cold Weather Payment: summary statistics, 26 November 2012

    • 26 November 2012
    • Statistics
  5. Social Fund Cold Weather Payment: summary statistics, 16 November 2012

    • 16 November 2012
    • Statistics
  6. Social Fund Cold Weather Payment: summary statistics, 9 November 2012

    • 9 November 2012
    • Statistics
  7. Social Fund Cold Weather Payment: summary statistics, 18 December 2012

    • 18 May 2012
    • Statistics
  8. Social Fund Cold Weather Payment: end-of-year report 2011/12

    • 30 April 2012
    • Statistics
  9. Social Fund Cold Weather Payment: summary statistics, 30 March 2012

    • 2 April 2012
    • Statistics
  10. Social Fund Cold Weather Payment: summary statistics, 23 March 2012

    • 26 March 2012
    • Statistics
  11. Social Fund Cold Weather Payment: summary statistics, 16 March 2012

    • 20 March 2012
    • Statistics
  12. Social Fund Cold Weather Payment: summary statistics, 9 March 2012

    • 9 March 2012
    • Statistics
  13. Social Fund Cold Weather Payment: summary statistics, 24 February 2012

    • 27 February 2012
    • Statistics
  14. Social Fund Cold Weather Payment: summary statistics, 17 February 2012

    • 20 February 2012
    • Statistics
  15. Social Fund Cold Weather Payment: summary statistics, 10 February 2012

    • 13 February 2012
    • Statistics
  16. Social Fund Cold Weather Payment: summary statistics, 6 February 2012

    • 6 February 2012
    • Statistics

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