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Council Tax Relief

Requested on
Wed 23rd April, 2014
Reference
FOI 4308
Resolution
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Question

Question 1
How many people will this year pay either more council tax or council tax for the first time as a result of the localisation and reductions to the previous council tax benefit scheme that operated until April 2013?
Question 2
How many people receiving council tax support which amounts to less than 100% of their liability are:
a) Carers?
b) In receipt of disability benefits?
c) In receipt of a war widow/ war widower pension?
d) In receipt of a war disablement pension (pre-April 2005 disablement)?
e) In receipt of payments from the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme (post-April 2005 disablement)?

Answer

Question 1
How many people will this year pay either more council tax or council tax for the first time as a result of the localisation and reductions to the previous council tax benefit scheme that operated until April 2013? 5193
Question 2
How many people receiving council tax support which amounts to less than 100% of their liability are:
a)   Carers?  199
b)   In receipt of disability benefits? 197
c)   In receipt of a war widow/ war widower pension? Nil
d)   In receipt of a war disablement pension (pre-April 2005 disablement)? Nil
e)   In receipt of payments from the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme (post-April 2005 disablement)? Nil

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