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    • Former MSE Paloma
    • By Former MSE Paloma 6th Nov 14, 10:49 AM
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    MSE News: Don't forget to claim your Winter Fuel Payment
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    • 6th Nov 14, 10:49 AM
    MSE News: Don't forget to claim your Winter Fuel Payment 6th Nov 14 at 10:49 AM
    If you're aged 62 or over, you could be due up to £300 from the Government to help cover the cost of your energy bills...

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    • ScarletMarble
    • By ScarletMarble 6th Nov 14, 2:35 PM
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    I think the govt should pay this in Feb/March as I have heard old dears using this money to buy Christmas presents and when the winter quarter bill comes through the post, they don't have the money.
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    • By susan1 6th Nov 14, 2:47 PM
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    I wouldn't call 62yr olds "old dears"
    • Richie-from-the-Boro
    • By Richie-from-the-Boro 6th Nov 14, 6:54 PM
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    I think the govt should pay this in Feb/March as I have heard old dears using this money to buy Christmas presents and when the winter quarter bill comes through the post, they don't have the money.
    Originally posted by ScarletMarble
    - the good intention is to stop people dying or becoming seriously ill
    - statistically 20,000 65 year olds die in England & Wales each winter



    Delaying it at all would add to the above figures, and that mortality rate would surely multiply by each extra cold week you delay it.
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