A quarterly payment to help with household bills if you get certain payments from us.
You get this allowance if you get certain payments from us. You don’t need to apply for it.
We’ll pay the allowance with your regular payment. We pay you on or after 20 March, 20 June, 20 September and 20 December each year.
Page last updated: 18 October 2019
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