Consultation begins on Council Tax benefits changes

Reference:

099/12

Date:

03/08/2012

Changes are coming for all those who claim Council Tax benefits and everyone in East Cambridgeshire is getting the chance to have their say.

The Government is abolishing the national scheme for Council Tax Benefit. In its place
Councils are required to develop their own local council tax support scheme. As part of this change, the Government will no longer fully fund the new scheme, but will reduce the money it gives councils to pay these benefits by 10 per cent.

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The full ECDC press release can be viewed here:Consultation begins on Council Tax benefits changes

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