What is a Winter Fuel Payment?
The deadline for claims for Winter Fuel Payments for winter 2004/05 was 30 March 2005. If you have any queries about your claim for winter 2004/05 contact the Winter Fuel Payments Helpline. You should have your National Insurance number ready when you call.
The Government will again make Winter Fuel Payments to most people aged 60 or over for winter 2005/06. Further information will be available on this site in July 2005.