Cold Weather Payments

Work and Pensions written question – answered on 11th January 2010.

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Photo of Gordon Banks Gordon Banks Labour, Ochil and South Perthshire

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what account is taken of wind chill factors in the triggering of cold weather payments.

Photo of Helen Goodman Helen Goodman Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Work and Pensions)

The cold weather payment scheme does not take account of wind chill factors.

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