Low Income Pandemic Payment

As part of the Scottish Government Budget 2021/22, the First Minister announced that a one-off £130 Low Income Pandemic Payment would be made by 31 October 2021 to households who are either:

In receipt of Council Tax Reduction/Second Adult Rebate or did not pay Council Tax for one of the following reasons during the month of April 2021.

  • Living in temporary accommodation, including a refuge.
  • Home is unoccupied because you were being cared for or are caring for someone else.
  • All members of the household were care leavers, under 18 or severely mentally impaired.

We have identified those who are entitled to this payment and will be contacting each qualifying person throughout the following months to arrange for payment to be made. Please do not apply for this fund unless you have been invited to do so.

The payment can be used by families for any purpose as they see fit, there is no expectation that the £130 be used for any specific purpose.

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Last updated: Monday, July 26, 2021 10:47 AM