Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To make changes to the Council’s Local Council Tax Support Scheme.
(1a) That the Cabinet approved the introduction of a new income banded / grid scheme for working age applicants with effect from 1 April 2024 to reduce the administrative burden placed on the Council since the introduction of Universal Credit and to target support to the lowest income families.
(1b) That following the results of the consultation exercise the scheme proposed in (a) above be amended to include Child Benefit as a disregarded income.
Report author: Rob Pavey
Publication date: 20/11/2023
Date of decision: 13/11/2023
Decided at meeting: 13/11/2023 - Cabinet
Effective from: 28/11/2023