Richard Benyon MP welcomes the opening of SSE's Warm Home Discount Scheme

Richard Benyon has welcomed the news that SSE’s Warm Home Discount scheme is now open for applications from those on low incomes, and vulnerable customers, to receive assistance with their winter fuel bill, including credit towards winter fuel bills, debt relief, free energy efficient appliances and benefit entitlement checks.

Following the opening of the scheme, Richard said: “The Warm Home Discount scheme will act as a real help for those most in need this coming winter. I would urge those who may be eligible to visit SSE’s dedicated website, or visit the Government’s pages at”

He continued: “To ensure pensioners are made aware of services available to them this winter, I will be holding a Pensioners’ Fair at Fair Close Day Centre on 12 September from 14:30-17:00, where I am bringing together key organisations to ensure the older members of our community are as best prepared as possible.”