Millions of Brits set to receive cost of living payments from next month

Ministers announced that millions of disability benefit claimants will receive their £150 cost of living payments next month.

The one-off sum will be dropped into people's bank accounts to help with the cost of living crisis.

It is believed the money will start landing from September 20, although most people are due to receive the cash in early October.

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It comes as former Chancellor Rishi Sunak unveiled a multi-billion cost of living package.

Liz Truss confirmed she will not cancel any of the payments if she becomes Prime Minister despite railing against "handouts".

Around 6million people are eligible for the £150 payments before May 25 to receive the £150.

Minister Chloe Smith said: "We know disabled people can face additional costs, which is why we are acting to help reduce the financial pressures on the most vulnerable.

"This £150 disability payment is on top of the £1,200 most low income benefit claimants will also receive and alongside wider support targeted at disabled people, including help with transport and prescription costs."

Many people are eligible for the payment and you can claim if you are one of the following:

  • Disability Living Allowance
  • Personal Independence Payment
  • Attendance Allowance
  • Armed Forces Independence Payment
  • Constant Attendance Allowance
  • War Pension Mobility Supplement
  • Adult Disability Payment (in Scotland)
  • Child Disability Payment (in Scotland)

Brits must have received or begun a successful claim for one of these benefits.

To claim the money it should arrive into the account where you receive your benefits payments.

It is also exempt from tax and won't count towards the benefit cap or impact existing benefit awards.

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