Gas and Electricity
If you are not sure whether you are on the cheapest tariff or you would like to compare the costs of your energy bills, please contact your energy provider directly or visit the Money Saving Expert website - www.moneysavingexpert.com
If you are on a low income or over a certain age you might also be able to receive help with your bills.
Extra Government support is being provided for people who are older and those on benefits. This includes the following:
If you are struggling to pay your water bill, South East Water are here to help.
For more information - https://www.southeastwater.co.uk/help/priority-services/help-paying-your-bill
The Council Tax Support Scheme is available to help low-income households to help pay their council tax.
To check if you are eligible and to apply - https://www.lewes-eastbourne.gov.uk/benefits-and-grants/how-to-claim-housing-benefit-or-council-tax-reduction/
From April 2022, households in Band A to D in England received a £150 Council Tax rebate. This did not need to be repaid and formed part of the package of government measures to help families with rising energy costs.