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Alternative Fuel Payment £400
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You’re eligible for this payment automatically if the main way the majority of your postcode addresses heat their homes is by:
(i.e. not mains electricity)
- tank or bottled gas
- liquid petroleum gas (LPG)
- solid fuel
if your postcode is off the gas grid.
'should' is the active word and deserves a question mark.
A double payment is clearly an unusual quirk, but those who have been omitted and off the gas grid (presumably) are those addresses in blocks of flats or maisonettes where an alternative to electricity is impracticable or not permitted.
In this case everybody in the post code gets the payment, no matter what they use for heating.