Cost of Living payment: Who is eligible and when will the first half of the £650 payment be issued?

The country is currently in the midst of a cost of living crisis, and Chancellor Rishi Sunak has now announced measures aimed at relieving some of the pressures that households are facing.A grant was announced in May, as part of a range of measures that also included a “windfall tax”, on energy giants and a doubling of the existing £200 energy rebate.Find out who is eligible for the £650 payment and when it will land in bank accounts.

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