Policy paper

2010 to 2015 government policy: Council Tax reform

We're helping councils to freeze Council Tax bills and giving local people the right to vote against excessive Council Tax rises.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Documents

Grants to compensate authorities for freezing or reducing their Council Tax in 2012 to 2013

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Grants to compensate authorities for freezing or reducing their Council Tax in 2011 to 2012

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Local Authority Settlement 2013 to 2014 - spending power

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Local authority briefing 2013 to 2014

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Average Band D Council Tax bills in England 1993 to 2013

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Letter to local authorities informing them of their Council Tax freeze grants for 2013 to 2014

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Final Council Tax freeze grant allocations (revised): grants to compensate local authorities for freezing or reducing their Council Tax in 2013 to 2014

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Letter to police and crime and commissioners informing them of their ongoing Council Tax freeze grants with respect to the 2011 to 2012 scheme

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Council Tax freeze grant determination 2013 to 2014, (Supplemental) (No.31/2180)

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2014 to 2015 indicative Council Tax freeze grant allocations

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Letter to local authorities informing them of the 2014 to 2015 Council Tax freeze scheme

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Local authorities intending to freeze or reduce Council Tax in 2014 to 2015

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Potential savings to the average Band D Council Tax payer of a Council Tax freeze compared to annual increases of 5% since 2010 to 2011

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Change in Band D Council Tax for local authorities including parish precepts 2010 to 2011 and 2014 to 2015

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Letter to local authorities informing them of their final Council Tax freeze grants for 2014 to 2015

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Final Council Tax freeze grant allocations: grants to compensate local authorities for freezing or reducing their Council Tax in 2014 to 2015

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Council Tax freeze grant determination 2014 to 2015 (No.31/2335)

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Weekly Collection Support Scheme: announcement of successful bids - frequently asked questions

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Weekly Collection Support Scheme: table showing successful bids

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Details

This policy paper shows the policy of the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government.

Find out about the current government’s policies.

Published 11 October 2012
Last updated 8 May 2015 + show all updates
  1. Policy document from the 2010 to 2015 government preserved in a different format for reference
  2. Updated to include Council Tax freeze 2015 to 2016 scheme information.
  3. Added final allocations letter, grant allocations spreadsheet and grant determination 2014 to 2015.
  4. Added updated 'Local authorities intending to freeze or reduce Council Tax in 2014 to 2015' spreadsheet.
  5. Added updated 'Local authorities intending to freeze or reduce Council Tax in 2014 to 2015' spreadsheet.
  6. Added 'Local authorities intending to freeze or reduce Council Tax in 2014 to 2015', ''Potential savings to the average Band D council tax payer of a council tax freeze compared to annual increases of 5% since 2010 to 2011' and 'Change in Band D Council Tax for local authorities including parish precepts 2010-11 to 2013-14' tables.
  7. Added 2014 to 2015 indicative Council Tax freeze grant allocations spreadsheet and Letter to local authorities informing them of the 2014 to 2015 council tax freeze scheme.
  8. Added revised Council Tax freeze grant allocations spreadsheet and new supplemental pdf doc.
  9. Updated Council Tax Freeze supporting page text and added x3 new documents (1st 3 shown).
  10. Updated spreadsheet of local authorities intending to freeze or cut Council Tax in 2013 to 2014 (on Council Tax freeze supporting detail page).
  11. Added PDF showing average band D Council Tax bills in England from 1993 to 2013.
  12. Added link to Brandon Lewis's letter to local councils in England about the 2013 to 2014 Council Tax freeze (on supporting detail page).
  13. Added spreadsheet of authorities who have signalled their intention to freeze or reduce their Council Tax bills in 2013 to 2014 (on Council Tax freeze supporting detail page).
  14. First published.