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Decision details

Council Tax Reduction Scheme 2017-18

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) the outcomes of the consultation, as set out, be noted;


(2) a local CTRS be retained from 1 April 2017 that passes on any reduction

in government funding, reflecting the Council’s financial position following the

announcement of the Autumn Statement and the provisional Local

Government Financial Settlement (LGFS) in December;


(3) a means-test be introduced for employed, working-age UC recipients to

ensure consistency of CTR awards within the scheme; and


(4) additional support continues to be delivered to the most vulnerable

residents through use of the existing provision within Section 13A(1)(c) of the

1992 Local Government Finance Act.

Publication date: 09/12/2016

Date of decision: 07/12/2016

Decided at meeting: 07/12/2016 - Mayor and Cabinet

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