Decision details

Local Council Tax Support Scheme 2022/23 - Consultation

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider options for the 2022/23 Council Tax Support scheme and approve consultation.




Approve consultation for the continuation of the current Council Tax Support scheme, including uprating in line with DWP’s annual update of allowances and premiums for housing benefit for 2022/23.

Reasons for the decision:

The recommendation will continue to align the CTS scheme and uprating for working age customers with DWP provisions for Housing Benefit and the CTS scheme for pensioners.


This has been consistent each year since the introduction of local Council Tax Support schemes.

Alternative options considered:

Do nothing retain the current scheme without uprating.

Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Conflict of Interest: None

Dispensation Granted: None

Contact: Sharon Hammond, Head of Revenues & Benefits Email:

Report author: Sharon Hammond

Publication date: 10/09/2021

Date of decision: 07/09/2021

Decided at meeting: 07/09/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 18/09/2021

Accompanying Documents: