The government is abolishing the national scheme for Council Tax Benefit. In its place local authorities are required to develop a local scheme. Brent Council is consulting on draft propsals for a new local scheme. Feedback from this consultation will be used by Brent Council’s Executive Committee in deciding the detail of the new scheme – no later than 31st January 2013. The new scheme will come into place on 1st April 2013.
Please read Appendices A, B and C before filling in the online questionnaire. You can give us your views by filling in our online questionnaire
You can also attend our area forum meetings which take place in July and talk to officers about the consultation. Details of the meetings are in the attachment below.