Council Tax Support Scheme 2018/19

Having read the reasons why we are consulting on the Council Tax Support Scheme for 2018/19, we would like to know your views on options for reducing the scheme for working age claimants from 87.5% to either 85%, 82.5% or 80%. Examples for each option are provided below. The questions should only take a couple of minutes to complete and all responses are completely anonymous.

Q1To what extent do you agree or disagree that the Council should reduce the maximum amount of Council Tax Support available to working age claimants from 87.5% to 85% (pensionable age claimants will still be entitled to up to 100% support).

Based on this year's Council Tax, working age claimants living in a band A property would see their Council Tax Support reduce by just over 50p per week if they are a couple and just uner 40p per week if they are single.
Q2To what extent do you agree or disagree that the Council should reduce the maximum amount of Council Tax Support available to working age claimants from 87.5% to 82.5% (pensionable age claimants will still be entitled to up to 100% support).

Based on this year's Council Tax, working age claimants living in a band A property would see their Council Tax Support reduce by just over £1.00 per week if they are a couple and just under 80p per week if they are single.
Q3To what extent do you agree or disagree that the Council should reduce the maximum amount of Council Tax Support available to working age claimants from 87.5% to 80% (pensionable age claimants will still be entitled to up to 100% support).

Based on this year's Council Tax, working age claimants living in a band A property would see their Council Tax Support reduce by just over £1.55 per week if they are a couple and just under £1.20 per week if they are single.
 
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