Low Income Pandemic Payment content
As part of the Scottish Government Budget 2021/22, the First Minister announced that a one-off £130 Low Income Pandemic Payment would be made by 31 October 2021 to households who are either:-
In receipt of Council Tax Reduction or did not pay Council Tax for one of the following reasons during the month of April 2021.
- Living in temporary accommodation, including a refuge
- Home is unoccupied because you were being cared for or are caring for someone else
- All members of the household were care leavers, under 18 or severely mentally impared.
Dundee City Council have identified those who are entitled to this payment and will be contacting each qualifying person to arrange for payment to be made.
The payment can be used by families for any purpose as they see fit, there is no expectation that the £130 be used for any specific purpose.
For more information please visit https://www.mygov.scot/low-income-pandemic-payment