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Important Christmas & New Year Dates

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Last Postage Dates

Royal Mail last recommended posting dates for UK and international letters and parcels.

For worldwide and HM Forces postal dates, visit the Royal Mail website

Tax Credits Payments

Attendance Allowance, State Pension, Carer’s Allowance, DLA, ESA, JSA, PIP, Pension Credit

Universal Credit

Child Benefit

Most Child Benefit payments are paid on a Monday or Tuesday and with Christmas day being Wednesday this year, most Child Benefit payments will not be affected. For clarity, I have included a table of payment dates below.