Council Tax Benefits

Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 2nd June 2020.

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Photo of Jon Cruddas Jon Cruddas Labour, Dagenham and Rainham

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 14 February 2020 to Question 12853, on Council Tax Benefits, if he will provide details of the steps his Department has taken to tackle the findings in the Institute of Fiscal Studies research, published in January 2019, on the effect of the abolition of council tax benefit on low-income households.

Photo of Simon Clarke Simon Clarke Minister of State (Housing, Communities and Local Government)

The Government considers views from a wide range of organisations, including the Institute for Fiscal Studies, and takes account of them as part of its ongoing management of council tax policy. Local authorities are responsible for the design of schemes that provide council tax support to low-income households in their area.

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