DWP is sending £ 650 costs to 792,000 families in the Birmingham area

The DWP has announced that the first portion of the government’s £ 650 living cost will be sent to 792,000 families in and around Birmingham. About 10% of the West Midlands population will receive the money to help them cope with rising living costs.

In total, the cash is going to 8.2 million people in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Low-income households will receive the first of two living costs of a total of £ 650 from July 14 as part of the £ 1,200 support package this year.

The initial installment will be 6 326 in July, followed by the remaining £ 324 in the fall which is yet to be announced. To be eligible for this cash, recipients must receive one of the benefits tested by qualified sources.

Read more: Cost over £ 1000 for everyone who is not on DWP or HMRC benefits

Who will receive this first payment of 6 326?

The government says the first portion of the money will be paid automatically on July 14 to all households that claim the following DWP benefits:

  1. Universal Credit
  2. Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA)
  3. Income Related Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
  4. Income support
  5. Pension credit

The money will appear in the same bank or building society account that the claimant uses for regular payments of his interest. To be eligible for the first installment, families must be entitled to pay (or later found to be entitled to pay one of them):

  • Universal Credit for Appraisal Period which ended April 26, 2022 to May 25, 2022
  • Income-based JSA, Income-related ESA, Income Support or Pension Credit for any day from 26 April 2022 to 25 May 2022

The DWP confirmed that the payment would be tax-free, would not be considered a benefit, and would not affect existing benefit awards.

Recipients of this first amount in mid-July include 792,000 families in the West Midlands and another 551,000 in the adjoining East Midlands.

The same amount will be given to those who have HMRC benefits on working tax credit and child tax credit but not till the end of this year. Customers of the tax credit must pay the tax credit any day between April 26, 2022 and May 25, 2022, or receive an annual award of at least £ 26.

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Secretary of Labor and Pensions Theresa Kofi said: “Millions of low-income households will soon see the first of two cash installments in their bank accounts. Are processing for

“This one-way payment is a total of 50 650 as part of our £ 37 billion living support package that will put an additional £ 1,200 into the pockets of those in need.”

The government said in a statement that it was working to increase the budget because “global inflationary pressures, exacerbated by the war in Ukraine, have pushed up the prices of many essential commodities.” “

Support includes direct livelihoods of up to £ 650 for eligible 8 million households from eligible sources, a separate payment of £ 300 for pensioners, and a payment of £ 150 for persons with disabilities. Can be paid at the top. Pay £ 650.

That’s upwards of £ 400 for all households to help with energy bills, and an additional £ 150 for properties in the council tax band AD, a grant of at least £ 1,200 to millions of low-income households this year. Will get

The DWP said that in addition to changes to the Universal Credit Taper Rate, there would be an average of £ 1,000 work allowance for 1.7 million working claimants, a £ 9.50 hourly increase in National Living Wage, and a tax deduction. About 30 million workers by increasing the limit of National Insurance Contribution.

The government has also increased support for the Household Support Fund – which helps people with food and energy bills – with an additional £ 421 million, up from £ 79 million for displaced people. The total value of this fund is now 1.5 billion. He added that the fuel duty was reduced by 5p per liter for 12 months in March, and the alcohol duty has been frozen for 2022/23.

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