Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Decision Made
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
To recommend to Full Council potential changes to the Council Tax Reduction Scheme for 2023/24 following public consultation.
RESOLVED – That Full Council be recommended:
1. That the progress of the income banded Council Tax Reduction Scheme be noted.
2. That no changes are made to the Council Tax Reduction Scheme for 2023/24 for the reasons stated in the report be approved.
3. That the Council seeks to provide support to those struggling on low incomes and with the ‘cost of living’ crisis through the establishment of a Community Support Fund and through the use of the Household Support Fund be approved.
REASON FOR DECISION: To continue with the new system that has provided a simplified inbuilt claiming process covering a wide range of income ranges.
Report author: Zoe Kent
Publication date: 27/10/2022
Date of decision: 27/10/2022
Decided at meeting: 27/10/2022 - Cabinet