Local Council Tax Reduction Scheme 2020/21
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
(1) To approve and authorise the making and implementation of the recommended Council Tax Support Scheme as set out in section 4 and Appendix A of the report, to be effective from 1 April 2020.
(2) To note the outcome of the consultation on proposals to change the Local Council Tax Support scheme, as detailed in Section 6 and Appendices G & H of the report.
(3) To note the findings on equalities and other impacts arising from the proposed Council Tax Support scheme as set out in sections 5 and 10 of the report.
(4) To approve the decision not to offer Transitional Protection to existing claimants who are adversely affected by the change to the new scheme, for the reasons set out in Section 5 of the report
(5) To note alternative scheme options that existed and the reasons for these options being discarded.
(6) To note the draft plan of implementation activities scheduled between December 2019 and March 2020.
Wards Affected: (All Wards);
Report author: David Oates
Publication date: 26/11/2019
Date of decision: 25/11/2019
Decided at meeting: 25/11/2019 - Council
- 15. CTS scheme 2020-21 PDF 408 KB
- 15a. Appendix A - CTRS scheme regulations PDF 111 KB
- 15b. Appendix B - London Councils CTRS questionnaire PDF 446 KB
- 15c. Appendix C - key principles CTS scheme PDF 89 KB
- 15d. Appendix D - options evaluation PDF 58 KB
- 15e. Appendix E - Council Tax Reduction Scheme (summary guide) PDF 105 KB
- 15f. Appendix F - case studies revised model PDF 591 KB
- 15g. Appendix G - Consultation comments and responses (final) PDF 671 KB
- 15h. Appendix H - CTS consultation data (final) PDF 71 KB
- 15i. Appendix I - Draft CTS Implementation Plan.xlsx PDF 387 KB
- 15j. Appendix J - Equalities Assessment PDF 253 KB
- 15ja. Appendix J - ANNEX A - Equalities analysis new scheme PDF 53 KB
- 15jb. Appendix J - ANNEX B - Overall impact graph PDF 513 KB
- 15jc. Appendix J - ANNEX C - Overall impact graph (incl by ethnicity, gender, age, non-dep & disability) PDF 647 KB