Decision details

Localised Council Tax Support

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Executive Meeting considered a report on the impact of the abolition of the national Council Tax Benefit Scheme and its replacement with a localised Council Tax Support arrangement, including changes to the funding for the scheme would be at least 10% lower than the amount currently provided.


The Executive Meeting then agreed that Corporate Director for Corporate and Support Services, in conjunction with the relevant executive councillors, prepare detailed proposals for a local Council Tax Support Scheme based on a menu of measures (Option 3 as set out in section 3 of the report) to be considered at the extraordinary meeting of the Executive on 7 September 2012.

Alternative options considered:


Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Decision Reference: ED1431

Contact: Alison Blount, Corporate and Support Services Email: Tel: 0161 474 5107.

Report author: Alison Blount

Publication date: 22/08/2012

Date of decision: 20/08/2012

Decided at meeting: 20/08/2012 - Executive

Effective from: 30/08/2012

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