Decision details

Referral from Cabinet Overview Working Group - Local Council Tax Support Scheme Proposals 2018/19

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


RESOLVED that Cabinet recommended to Full Council that:


A     Following the results of the consultation process, the 2018/19 Local Council Tax Support Scheme is amended with effect from 1 April 2018 as follows:


            (i)        Accept documentation from the Department of Works & Pensions as an intention to claim Council Tax support.


          (ii)        Disregard the new Bereavement Support payments for working age applicants.


         (iii)        Introduce discretion in regards to Department of Works & Pensions notifications for working age Council Tax Support claims.

Report author: Simon Freeman

Publication date: 08/12/2017

Date of decision: 07/12/2017

Decided at meeting: 07/12/2017 - Cabinet

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