Energy Bills Support Scheme - All households in Hertford and Stortford will receive a £400 discount on their energy bills. The discount is automatic - you do not need to apply for anything. Further information on the scheme is available here.
Energy Price Guarantee - The unit cost of electricity and gas will be capped at £2,500. This means that all households will continue to pay less for their energy bills than they would have otherwise without government intervention. This will save the average household in Hertford and Stortford around £1,100 by June, in addition to the Energy Bills Support Scheme. Please click here for more information.
Cost of Living Payment - Households on means-tested benefits in Hertford and Stortford will automatically receive an additional £900 Cost of Living Payment in 2023-24. More information is available here.
Disability Cost of Living Payment - People on disability benefits will automatically receive an additional £150 to help with any extra costs.
Pensioner Cost of Living Payment - Pensioners will also automatically receive an extra £300 Cost of Living Payment.
For further information on all of these measures and more, please click here.