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Non payment of winter fuel allowance

I have not received payment for this years winter fuel allowance. On the 7th December I received £10.00, why I do not know. I have sent three emails asking for the payment but no answer yet.


Created By on 13/01/2021

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edwinwhite
6 days ago (Last activity: 20th Jan 2021 10:34:57)
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It seems to me this government is holding back winter fuel allowance payments to a large number of pensioners (many thousands) With this epidemic unfortunately many older people will die so if this money paid at the usual time it is then lost but if the government hold on to it for a few months they will save hundreds of thousand pounds.( Seem unlikely) well what is the reason why many thousands of pensioners have not received this benefit entitlement.
Response from Sally - Silversurfer's Editor made 6 days ago
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Response from tyger8 made 2 days ago
I agree with you, the DWP are hoping, that the many thousand that haven't received their payment, will either die of Covid or just go away.
tyger8
2 days ago
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The £10 is a Xmas bonus which you receive every year. I received mine too, yet I still haven't received my £200 WFP.
peterwiffen
14th Jan 2021 14:24:19
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How frustrating not to yet get my £300 quid winter fuel allowance. in my case it is not that I need the money, but I pay quite a lot of tax and getting a few pounds back makes me happy. It seems impossible to get to speak to someone, unlike in my days when the Dept. had enough operators. etc. I know this because I worked for MPNI, DSS, DHSS, for 35 years
conibar
14th Jan 2021 11:21:24 (Last activity: 14th Jan 2021 11:42:57)
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I also have sent emails and also telephoned. Eventually the line just cuts off! Anyone help?
Response from Sally - Silversurfer's Editor made on 14th Jan 2021 11:42:57
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tyger8
14th Jan 2021 02:52:05
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I also have not received my winter fuel payment, I was one of the 60,000 whose letter had the wrong bank details, even though I've been with the same bank for years and have received payment in previous years without any problem.

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