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Published Friday 16 September, 2022
Last updated on Friday 16 September, 2022

Discretionary Rebate Scheme

Payments for the Discretionary Energy Rebate scheme will start to be made in September.

We will be awarding discretionary energy rebate payments to the following groups:

  • £30.00 to those in bands A – D that are on Council Tax Support
  • £150.00 to those in bands E – H that are on Council Tax Support
  • £150.00 to those in bands F – H that have a disabled banding that are not on Council Tax Support

For the above payments to be paid, you must have been resident in your property on 1 April 2022.

If you are in one of these groups and we hold bank details that automatically match spotlight records, we will make a payment by BACS into your bank account. Where the details do not match spotlight records or you don’t pay Council Tax by direct debit, the payments will be made to your Council Tax account.

Those who are suffering hardship and struggling to pay their energy bills who have not already received a payment towards their energy costs from Swale Borough Council or any other Council since 1 April 2022, who are not in receipt of Council Tax Support or whose property does not have a disabled banding, may complete an application form to apply.