Freedom of information response

Local Council Tax Support Scheme Enquiry

Publication date: 
Monday 18 November 2019

1. Do you currently have a minimum payment of Council Tax for those in receipt of Council Tax Support?

2. If so, please confirm the amount/percentage of that minimum payment

3. Other than pension age customers, are any groups ‘protected’ and still receive 100% support?

4. Which political party currently leads your Local authority please?


1. Yes

2. 25% of the Council Tax charge

3. No

4. Conservative

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