The Government has announced a £150 Council Tax rebate (payment) for households in Council tax bands A-D to help with rising energy and heating costs. For those who do not qualify for the main scheme, there will be a discretionary scheme. The Council has received £73,050 to support vulnerable households through the discretionary scheme (this includes those who also live in bands A-D). Although Government has not specified how this money should be distributed, they have suggested the areas of the community where Councils could use their discretion on how this money will be allocated.
Decision type: Key
Reason Key: Expenditure or income > £50,000;
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Notice of proposed decision first published: 06/04/2022
Contact: Nick Sach, Revenues and Benefits Manager Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.