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Decision details

Discretionary Council Tax Support Fund

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Councillor Dan Levy, Executive Member for Finance, introduced the report, which recommended adoption of the Discretionary Council Tax Support Fund for 2023/2024.


In debate, it was noted that the Business Manager for Environmental, Welfare and Revenue Services had produced an excellent report for consideration by the Executive, and that Members were grateful for her work in bringing the report forward for consideration at the meeting. It was highlighted that any excess funds from the Support Fund, would be returned to central Government. Members were keen to ensure that the allocation received by the Council was spent accordingly and appropriately.


Councillor Levy proposed that the Executive approve the recommendation in the report, which included a delegation as well as adoption. This was seconded by Councillor Andy Graham, was put to a vote, and was agreed unanimously by the Executive.


Executive Resolved to:

  1. Approve a payment of £55 as detailed in paragraphs 3.3 and 3.4 of the Executive report;
  2. Delegate the distribution of surplus funds to the Chief Finance Officer in consultation with the Executive Member for Finance.

Report author: Business Manager Environmental, Welfare and Revenues - Mandy Fathers

Publication date: 24/04/2023

Date of decision: 19/04/2023

Decided at meeting: 19/04/2023 - Executive

Effective from: 02/05/2023

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