More than eight million households are expected to receive a a triple-digit payment this July.
"It's all so painfully transparent and cynical," one person tweeted.
The chancellor caved in to mounting pressure over the cost of living crisis by announcing a windfall tax on oil and gas firms.
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He later tweeted a formal apology – but still received a flurry of support from the public.
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"Seriously, how tf are we going to afford this?"