Low-paid members can apply for a one-off winter fuel grant of £40.00 per household from the union. To be eligible:
- You must be a member who has paid 4 weeks’ subscriptions before 15 December 2015;
- Your total net annual household income must be £18,000 or less (full details described in the form);
- You are responsible for meeting the household fuel bills and are struggling to pay them
Members and their partners must not have combined savings or, rolling bank balance, of more than £1,000. Savings of any other adults in the household do not apply. Applications are limited to one per household and priority is given to those who have not previously applied.
Download the form or contact UNISON Direct on 0800 0857 857 for a form to be posted to you. You’ll need to provide us with supporting paperwork, outlined in the form. Submit the form along with the completed short survey by 23 February 2016.