Council Tax, Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support Penalty and Prosecution Policy
Decision Maker: Executive
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Councillor Alaric Smith, Executive Member for Finance, introduced the report, which presented the Executive with an updated Council Tax, Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support Penalty and Prosecution Policy for approval.
Councillor Alaric Smith proposed that the Executive agree to the recommendations as listed on the report. This was seconded by Councillor Geoff Saul, was put to a vote, and was agreed unanimously by the Executive.
The Executive Resolved to:
- Adopt the Council Tax, Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support Penalty and Prosecution Policy;
- Delegate authority to the Director of Finance to approve future minor amendments to the Policy, in consultation with the Business Manager Environmental, Welfare and Revenue Service and the Head of Service, Counter Fraud and Enforcement Unit.
Report author: Emma Cathcart
Publication date: 17/11/2023
Date of decision: 15/11/2023
Decided at meeting: 15/11/2023 - Executive
Effective from: 26/11/2023