Dates for next cost of living payment:

The second low-income cost of living payment for 2023/2024 will be made between 31 October and 19 November 2023. To be eligible you must be entitled to:

  • Universal Credit for an assessment period that ended between 18 August – 17 September 2023: or
  • Income based jobseekers allowance, income-related employment support allowance, income support or pension credit for any period between 18 August – 17 September 2023; or
  • For tax credits, you must have received a payment for any day in the period between 18 August to 17 September 2023. Tax credits only claimants should receive a payment between 10 November and 19 November 2023. 

You can find more information about the cost-of-living payments for 2023 to 2024 on GOV.UK.


Tom Togher

October 2023.