Millions of pre-paymeter customers to get £400 FREE top-up within months

5/26/2022 8:00:00 PM

Millions of pre-paymeter customers to get £400 FREE top-up within months

Millions of pre-paymeter customers to get £400 FREE top-up within months

THE Chancellor has unveiled households will get a £400 energy bill discount – we explain if pre-payment meter households will get it too. A £15billion emergency package of support was reveale…

Around 4.3million people in the UK are on pre-payment meters.We explain what the discount is - and if you'll get it if you pay-as-you-go for your energy.How does the £400 energy bill discount work?The £400 energy bill discount will replace the

£200 energy rebatedue to be paid out in October.Households were told that they would be paid £200 from October which they would have to pay back over five years.Under original plans, repayments would automatically be added to people's bills in £40 instalments from April next year.

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That money going to pockets of super rich energy companies bosses. Its a joke.

Rishi Sunak To 'Cut Energy Bills By £400 In Windfall Tax U-Turn'The chancellor is expected to set out plan to ease the cost-of-living squeeze a day after the partygate report. He's around £1300 short

Every household to get energy bill discounts of £400 this autumnThe poorest will also get a lump-sum of £650 to help with the cost of living, Rishi Sunak says. No. This is a sticking plaster on a gaping wound for just this winter. It was never meant to genuinely help people but to distract from their multitude of wrongdoings. - or they could have announced this weeks ago.

All households to receive £400 grant to help with energy billsBREAKING: An increased grant will help struggling households cope with the energy bills crisis. Or they could buy another 50 inch TV Operation 'SAVE BIG DOG' continues! Callously & self-servingly BorisJohnson refused to help people with the cost of living UNTIL HE COULD USE SUCH HELP TO TRY TO SHUTDOWN PARTYGATE! Not the hard working people I see....they miss out again

Politics live: Millions to get £400 discount off their energy bills as Rishi Sunak reveals further cost of living helpPolitics Hub brings you the latest political news, insight and analysis from the Sky News team in Westminster. Rishi Sunak is announcing more help with the rising cost of living, as the fallout continues from the release of the full Sue Gray report into partygate. Grab the cash and order the iPhone 14...

Rishi Sunak to cut energy bills by £400 with windfall tax on oil and gas firms amid cost of living crisisRISHI Sunak is braced to give every household in Britain hundreds of pounds off their energy bill to help with the cost of living crisis. The Chancellor, who is expected to announce the plans in th… This will distract people from party gate........let's help out now if it makes us look better, not because we care.... Aye but he's still a bell end. Yeah right. What are the repayment terms?

Rishi Sunak to cut energy bills by £400 with windfall tax on oil and gas firms amid cost of living crisisRISHI Sunak is braced to give every household in Britain hundreds of pounds off their energy bill to help with the cost of living crisis. The Chancellor, who is expected to announce the plans in th… This will distract people from party gate........let's help out now if it makes us look better, not because we care.... Aye but he's still a bell end. Yeah right. What are the repayment terms?

Rishi Sunak reveals £1,500 for poorest Brits in bumper £15bn package Around 4.By News Editor, HuffPost UK 26/05/2022 12:10am BST.Typical energy bill set to rise by £800 a year Announcing the support in the Commons, Mr Sunak said: "We know that people are facing challenges with the cost of living and that is why today I'm stepping in with further support to help with rising energy bills.An increased grant will help struggling households cope with the energy bills crisis.

3million people in the UK are on pre-payment meters. We explain what the discount is - and if you'll get it if you pay-as-you-go for your energy. How does the £400 energy bill discount work? The £400 energy bill discount will replace the £200 energy rebate due to be paid out in October.5bn. Households were told that they would be paid £200 from October which they would have to pay back over five years. Under original plans, repayments would automatically be added to people's bills in £40 instalments from April next year.

But those plans were scrapped by the Chancellor today. Bills had already risen by £700 on average in April. Instead, every household will get a £400 grant that you DON'T have to repay through higher energy bills. The help will be paid via your energy supplied from October and payments will be split over the successive six months. Will I get the help if I'm on a pre-payment meter? Yes - you'll get the £400 help if you're a pre-payment customer. 'Hit hard' Mr Sunak blamed the war in Ukraine, recent lockdowns in China and the post-pandemic recovery for the surging prices. EVERY household in the UK will receive the help - but how you'll be paid will vary depending on the type of meter you have.

Customers with pre-payment meters will see the money applied to their meter, otherwise they'll get a voucher. It is unclear whether prepayment meter customers will get the £400 as a lump sum, or whether payment will also be split over a six month period. Instead, that sum will be doubled and will not need to be paid back. The government hasn't shared further details on how to find out if you'll get a voucher, or whether your meter will be topped up for you. It also hasn't shared details on exactly how to use the voucher. We've asked for more details and will update this story when we know more. The measures add to around £17bn of support already given by the government.

If you are not on a pre-payment meter and you're a credit or direct debit customer, you'll see the £400 grant paid to your account in instalments. Read More on The Sun .