Fareham Borough Council would like to hear what residents think of the current Council Tax Support Scheme in a consultation running until Monday 20 October.
The Council is proposing to make a new Council Tax Support Scheme from 1 April 2015, based on the same terms as the current one. The only difference will be is that some of the allowances and support will be increased in line with Government regulations.
Executive Leader of Fareham Borough Council said: "Before we make a new Council Tax Support Scheme we would like to know how residents think the scheme is currently working. This will help us ensure that we continue to protect the most vulnerable claimants."
Before the current Council Tax Support scheme was introduced, the council consulted with residents and used their feedback to develop the scheme that started on 1 April 2014.
The key elements of the existing scheme are:
You can take part in the consultation online at www.fareham.gov.uk/consultations
For more information on Council Tax Support please contact 01329 824651.
For further information contact:
Becca Bennett, PR and Marketing Support Assistant, Tel: 01329 824609
fax: 01329 550576, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
This and previous media releases can be viewed on the Council's website: www.fareham.gov.uk/pressreleases
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