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
Relevant internal and external stakeholders.
Relevant Scrutiny Committee: Sustainable Growth and Environment Capital
Meeting Open to Public: n/a