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Winter Fuel Payments

Volume 481: debated on Thursday 23 October 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions which areas are covered by each weather station used to assess the temperature for the purpose of cold weather payments. (226184)

Under the cold weather payment scheme, every residential postcode is linked to one of 76 weather stations. I have placed a table of the list of the weather stations used to collect information in order to assess entitlement to cold weather payments and the linked postcode districts in the Library.