Issue details

Council Tax Reduction Scheme

The report recommends amendments to the existing scheme

1. To reduce the minimum amount payable for non-protected groups claiming Council Tax Reduction from 22% to 10% (this has been to Members and approved in principle).

2. Simplify the claims process.

3. Allow minor amendments to be agreed by the relevant Cabinet Member and Section 151 Officer.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure impact > £500,000;

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 04/10/2019

Decision due: 4 Nov 2019 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member - Finance & Resources

Lead director: Director of Finance & Investment (S151), Shaer Halewood

Department: Business Services

Contact: Peter McCann Email: Email:

Making Representations: Cllr Janette Williamson Lisa Jamieson 0151 666 3527 Peter McCann 0151 6663410


  • Council Tax Reduction Scheme