Decision details

Discretionary Power to Reduce Council Tax - Section 13 (a) of the Local Government Finance Act 1992

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


RESOLVED - That Cabinet endorsed the implementation of the Section 13A Council Tax reduction scheme.


REASONS FOR DECISION - To comply with the legislative requirement that each Council Tax billing authority in England make a scheme specifying the terms and eligibility for the Section 13A Council Tax Reductions.


OTHER OPTIONS CONSIDERED AND REJECTED – To take no action would mean that the       Council would fail to comply with its legislative responsibilities.


Please note that this was not a Key Decision and so can be implemented with immediate effect by officers.

Report author: Jayne Dethick

Publication date: 28/03/2024

Date of decision: 28/03/2024

Decided at meeting: 28/03/2024 - Cabinet

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