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Decision details

Council Tax Reduction Scheme

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


Having considered an officer report, and a presentation by the Cabinet

Member for Resources, Councillor Kevin Bonavia, the Mayor agreed that:


(1) consultation takes place on a local CTRS for 2017/18 that passes on a cut

in government funding to working age claimants;


(2) consultation takes place on introducing a means test for applicants of

working-age who receive UC in addition to their earnings. This will maintain

the current position where all those with earnings are means tested;


(3) there be a continuation of the provision of discretionary support in cases of

exceptional hardship using Section 13(A) of the LGFA (2012).

Publication date: 14/07/2016

Date of decision: 13/07/2016

Decided at meeting: 13/07/2016 - Mayor and Cabinet

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