RESOLVED – That Full Council be recommended
1. That the progress of the income banded Council Tax Reduction Scheme be noted.
2. That no changes be made to the Council Tax Reduction Scheme for 2024/25, except for a percentage increase to the income bands in line with the DWP annual percentage uprating increase be approved.
3. That the financial impacts to Tunbridge Wells Borough Council of a full range of Council Tax Reduction Schemes is fully costed 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.