This is how Leeds residents can get a £49 fuel voucher which does not have to be repaid

Residents in Leeds can ask for a £49 fuel voucher which does not need to be repaid.

Wednesday, 18th December 2019, 7:14 am
Updated Wednesday, 18th December 2019, 8:06 am
Residents in Leeds can ask for a 49 fuel voucher which does not need to be repaid.

The 'Fuel Voucher' scheme is for anyone struggling financially who has less than £4 on their meter.

Officers from the Wakefield and City north west team shared information about the scheme on Facebook.

They said: "To anyone who is struggling financially, and has a Pre- Payment Meter with NPower

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"If you have less than £4 on your meter, and don’t get paid for several days, phone and ask for a “Fuel Voucher”

"It is £49, and can be applied for twice a year, and you DO NOT have to repay it back.

"A PIN number, is texted to your mobile phone.

"Just show it to your top up shop, along with your gas card or electric key.

"The fuel bank is not just with NPower so check with your supplier."

Officers added that there is "no shame" in anyone needing help.

"There is no shame in anyone saying they need help.

If you go to food banks you can ask them about this applies to people on benefits type in 49 pound fuel voucher and it tells you what to do.