Issue details

Update on the impact of the Council Tax Reduction Scheme

To look at the financial impact of the local council tax reduction scheme, after its first year, in terms of the collection rate and impact on indebtedness. 

Decision type: Key

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 12/01/2015

Decision due: 10 Feb 2015 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cllr Dick Tonge, Cabinet Member for Finance

Contact: Ian P Brown, Head of Revenues and Benefits Email: Tel: 01225 716701.

Consultation process

As the recommendation is not to change the scheme in 2015-16 there is no need for consultation.


In fact the subject of a discretionary scheme was included in the original consultation  that had to take place to form  the current scheme ; an idea that had overwhelming support from the respondents.


  • Update report  
  • Report on the need for a Discretionary Council Tax Reduction Scheme  
  • Discretionary Council Tax Reduction Policy  
  • Equality Impact Assessment