Calls for winter fuel payments for the disabled

A Bristol woman whose condition leaves her in so much pain from the cold she is having her finger amputated is campaigning for disabled people to be eligible for winter fuel allowance.

Woman set to have finger amputated calls on Government to help with heating

A woman whose condition leaves her in constant pain from the cold is asking the Government to rethink how it allocates the winter fuel payment. For Sarah Cox, the suffering has become so unbearable that she's having one of her fingers removed.

She says people like her get no financial help with heating. Naomi Lloyd reports.

Sarah Cox's petition for winter fuel payment for disabled and chronically sick people

is here

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