Policy paper

Localising support for Council Tax: vulnerable people - key local authority duties

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

Updated 'localising support for Council Tax: vulnerable people - key local authority duties' document with advice on child maintenance.

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Localising Council Tax support is part of a wider set of reforms to the welfare system. Councils will design local Council Tax reduction schemes for working-age applicants that will also support the wider objectives of welfare reform.

This revised version updates the original document published in May 2012 and aims to help practitioners understand the statutory framework and develop approaches tailored to the needs of their particular communities.