Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council has dished out almost £5.5 million in energy rebates. The Town Hall has revealed that it has, so far, processed payments worth a total of £5,495,850 in energy rebates.

This has been to those who qualify for the government help to tackle the energy rate crisis. These payments have been made to 26,639 residents, who live n Bands A-D households, that pay their Council Tax by Direct Debit.

The £5,495,850 is a total of 68.71 per cent of its allocated budget for the rebate.

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However, there are some households who do qualify for the payment – but have yet to receive it – those who do not pay by Direct Debit. This, the council has previously said, will take longer.

The local authority said that it will contact all other account holders either by email, text message or by letter with details of how to make an application, and this initial process should be completed by the end of May. The £150 Energy Bills Rebate Payments will be made by September 30, 2022.

Discretionary payment

By the end of May, the council has said that it will launch an online application for other account holders in Bands A-D and for those in Bands E-H that qualify for a discretionary Energy Rebate payment. There is specific criteria that people have to meet to be eligible for this.

Details of the council Energy Bills Rebate Scheme Policy can be found online here.





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