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Winter Fuel Payments

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 25th April 2016.

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Photo of Clive Lewis Clive Lewis Shadow Minister (Energy and Climate Change)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the number of people who are eligible to receive the winter fuel payment and have voluntarily chosen not to receive it in each of the last three years.

Photo of Justin Tomlinson Justin Tomlinson Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Department for Work and Pensions) (Disabled People)

Details of the number payments made to individuals and households are publicly available on the GOV.UK website.

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/winter-fuel-payments-caseload-and-household-figures

The voluntary relinquishments requests for the past three years are as follows:-

2013 139

2014 78

2015 82

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