Benefits and credits to be paid early ahead of Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral
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People expecting to receive benefits and credits on Monday will now be paid on Friday, September 16 – the last working day before the bank holiday.
The Department for Work and Pensions and HM Revenue and Customs have put arrangements in place to ensure all benefits and credits due to be paid on this date – now a bank holiday for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s State Funeral - will be delivered in advance.
This arrangement follows standard DWP and HMRC protocol that sees benefit and credit payment dates brought forward in line with national bank holidays.
The full list of payments affected are:
Disability Living Allowance
Employment and Support Allowance
Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit
Personal Independence Payment
Child Benefit/Guardian’s Allowance
Working Tax Credits
Child Tax Credits