HC Deb 01 July 2003 vol 408 c185W
Mr. Willetts

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions whether the additional £100 paid to pensioner households that include someone aged over 80 years will be paid separately from the existing winter fuel payment. [121215]

Malcolm Wicks

No. It will be paid in accordance with the rules, which apply to entitlement to the existing winter fuel payment arrangements, subject to satisfying the additional age condition.