Decision details

Localising Support for Council Tax in England - Consultation

Decision Maker: Cabinet,

Decision status: Information Only

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Director of Finance reported upon proposals for the replacement of Council Tax Benefit (CTB) which were set out in the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) consultation paper, ‘Localising Support for Council Tax in England’ and outlined a proposed response to the consultation paper.


The Leader of the Council invited the two other political groups on the Council to support the Cabinet in lobbying the Government regarding the detrimental impact these proposed changes would have on the Council’s funding.


Resolved - That the proposed response, detailed in the report, to the consultation paper, be approved and Cabinet agrees to join any lobbying organisation regarding the proposed changes.

Publication date: 28/09/2011

Date of decision: 22/09/2011

Decided at meeting: 22/09/2011 - Cabinet

Effective from: 06/10/2011

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