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Council Tax Reduction Local Scheme April 2023 to March 2026

To consider the outcome of the consultation and approve a Council Tax Reduction (CTR) Local Scheme for consultation for 1 April 2023 to 31 March 2026 and to recommend to Council the proposed final Local Scheme.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £300,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 24/08/2022

Decision due: 10 Oct 2022 by Executive Councillor for Transformation

Lead member: Executive Councillor for Transformation

Department: Community Services

Contact: Naomi Armstrong, Benefit Manager Email: Naomi.Armstrong@cambridge.gov.uk.

Additional Information: This is a key item and will automatically appear on the agenda.

Background Information: Councils are required to have in place a Local Scheme for CTR for working age applicants. The current scheme has been in place since 1 April 2020 and runs until 31 March 2023 with annual light touch reviews. It was introduced to be more compatible with the rollout of Universal Credit. This scheme has been reviewed and changes approved for consultation at Strategy and Resources Committee on 11 July 2022.


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