13/01/2022

Stormont Approves £200 Energy Costs Payment

Stormont has approved a one-off payment of £200 to help people with energy costs, as proposed by Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey.

Some 280,000 people across NI are expected to benefit from the scheme. To be eligible for the scheme people must have been in receipt of one or more types of means-tested benefits in December 2021.

It is understood that there will be application process for the scheme, with payments being made automatically to individuals.


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