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Global Cooling costs government £120m in cold weather payments January 8, 2009

Posted by honestclimate in Global Cooling.
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Global Cooling costs government £120m in cold weather payments

Gordon Brown in the autumn trebled cold weather payments from £8.50 to £25 a week for this winter. As of Monday, nearly 4m payouts had been triggered in 76 different areas, costing the government £120m, as weather stations recorded icy conditions. The payments are triggered when the temperature slides to freezing or below for seven consecutive days.

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