Decision details

Local Council Tax Reduction Scheme 2020/21

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Decision:

AGREED

 

(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

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