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Decision details

Council Tax Reduction Scheme 2018-19

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


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

Mayor and Cabinet agreed that:


(1) the outcomes of the consultation as set out be noted;


(2) a local CTRS be retained from 1 April 2019 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) Modify the retained local CTRS be modified from 1 April 2019 to allow

CTR to be awarded to households who are receiving universal credit or

housing benefit and who the Council identifies would qualify for support but

who have, for whatever reason, failed to complete an application form;


(4) Continue to deliver additional support continue 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: 13/12/2018

Date of decision: 12/12/2018

Decided at meeting: 12/12/2018 - Mayor and Cabinet

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