Issue details

Council Tax Support Scheme - KEY/06JAN15/08

Cabinet received a report following the consultation on proposals for Council Tax Support for 2015/16 launched by CMDN on 2nd December 2014, including discussion at the Joint Budget Scrutiny on 3rd December 2014, prior to Cabinet on 19th January 2015 making a recommendation to the Council meeting of January 28th 2015.

 

The purpose of the report was to make a recommendation to Full Council on the Council Tax Support Scheme to be implemented in Peterborough from April 2015.

 

Cabinet considered the report and RESOLVED:

 

1.    To consider the feedback received to date on the consultation on proposed changes to the council tax support scheme, including the updates tabled at the meeting.

 

2. To recommend that Council agrees the Local Council Tax Support Scheme for Peterborough, including the level of reduction in benefit for working age claimants, for which Cabinet recommended that the reduction be kept at 30%.

 

 

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Significantly affecting two or more electoral wards;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 12/12/2014

Decision due: 19 Jan 2015 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Resources

Lead director: Corporate Director Resources

Department: Resources

Contact: Steven Pilsworth, Service Director Financial Services Email: steven.pilsworth@peterborough.gov.uk; Tel: 01733 384564 Email: Steven.Pilsworth@peterborough.gov.uk Tel: 01733 384564.

Consultation process

Relevant internal and external stakeholders.

Relevant Scrutiny Committee: Sustainable Growth and Environment Capital

Meeting Open to Public: n/a

Decisions

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Documents

  • It is not anticipated that there will be any documents other than the report and relevant appendices to be published.