Swindon people can check eligibility for energy bill rebate

By Amanda Wilkins - 23 January 2024

CommunityHome and Garden

Swindon Borough Council is urging people on low incomes to check their eligibility for an energy bill rebate.

The £150 rebate is avaliable from the Government.

The help is avaliable to more than 3m households nationwide which are most at risk of fuel poverty. Many will recieve the discount automatically.

Some customers in England and Wales have been sent a letter asking them to confirm their details by calling the Warm Home Dicsount Helpline, so they can check their eligibility and get the rebate.

Households who need to provide more information should call the helpline on 0800 030 9322 by 29 February to get the support they are entitled to. 

The scheme forms part of measures to keep costs down for families and put more money in their pockets. 

The Minister for Affordability and Skills, Amanda Solloway, said: "We will always act to support the most vunerable and this means making sure those most in need are getting the right support. 

"I am urging people on low incomes who have been notified about the Warm Home Discount to make sure they act now to get £150 off their energy bill.

"Please check your letter and call our helpline before the end of February if you need to provide more information."

If you’ve received a letter, email or text that you think may be a scam, please report it.

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