Councillor McCoy, Chair of the Housing, Economy and Business Committee, moved the adoption of the recommendation which was put to the vote and carried.
That Council agrees the Council Tax Reduction Scheme remains unchanged for the 2016/17 financial year.
Indicative timing: 15 minutes
Julie Turner, the Head of Revenues, Benefits, Insurance and Pensions, introduced this report and invited questions and comments.
Councillor Joyce Melican noted the good work being carried out by the welfare reform outreach officer.
RESOLVED: That the Housing, Economy and Business Committee agrees that the Council Tax Reduction Scheme remains unchanged for the 2016/17 financial year and recommends it to Full Council in July.
Councillor Neil Garratt abstained from voting.