Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommmend Forward to Council
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To agree Local Council Tax Support scheme for
1) That the current Local Council Tax Support scheme, including uprating in line with DWP’s annual update of allowances and premiums for housing benefit for 2022/23, be continued;
2) That a provision in the scheme be introduced for discretion to disregard national schemes introduced during a financial year in the calculation of Council Tax Support; and
3) That delegation be given to the Deputy Chief Executive (Corporate Development) and S151 Officer, in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Finance, Partnership and Commercialisation to approve the 2022/23 final scheme, in line with this report, and any administrative and minor changes.
To provide continuity for working age claimants, maintaining current levels of support
No alternative options are proposed. Any other changes to the scheme would require consultation.
Wards Affected: (All Wards);
Conflict of Interest: None
Dispensation Granted: None
Contact: Sharon Hammond, Head of Revenues & Benefits Email: Sharon.Hammond@pspsl.co.uk.
Report author: Sharon Hammond
Publication date: 14/12/2021
Date of decision: 14/12/2021
Decided at meeting: 14/12/2021 - Cabinet
Effective from: 23/12/2021