HC Deb 31 October 2000 vol 355 c351W
Mr. Boswell

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what the annual cost would be of extending Winter Fuel Payments to those under the age of 60 now in receipt of the middle or higher rate of Disability Living Allowance care component or higher rate of mobility component. [135839]

Angela Eagle

It is estimated that the extension of Winter Fuel Payments to recipients of Disability Living Allowance higher or middle rate care component or higher rate mobility component would cost around £150 million in the winter of 2000–01.