From January 2013 the Council will be working with Northgate to carry out a review of the 22,500 single person discounts which are currently being awarded. For more information please visit our council tax discounts page.
Changes to benefits rules
From 1 April 2013, the Government is introducing a number of major changes to benefit rules as part of their Welfare Reform agenda. This will mean a reduction in the level of help the Council is able to give towards rent and Council Tax. For more information, please visit our Changes to Benefit Rules page.