Decision Maker: Lead Member for Resources and Climate Change
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
The report will ask the Lead Member to approve
the response to the consultation by Lewes District Council and
Rother District Council on changes to their Council Tax Reduction
Scheme, which will see a move to 100% discount under certain
35.1 The Lead Member considered a report by the Chief Operating Officer.
35.2 The Lead Member RESOLVED to approve the responses to the consultation by local billing authorities on proposed changes to their Local Council Tax Reduction Schemes for 2022/23.
35.3 Lewes and Rother District Councils are consulting on changes to their Local Council Tax Reduction Schemes (LCTRS) for 2022/23. Whilst the proposals address particular concerns within each authority, the impact of the reduction in income will be felt for County Council services that support the needs of residents across the whole of East Sussex. The responses to the consultations reflect the negative impacts and recommends not supporting the proposed amendments to the LCTRS.
Report author: Phil Hall
Publication date: 14/10/2021
Date of decision: 01/10/2021
Decided at meeting: 01/10/2021 - Lead Member for Resources and Climate Change