Decision details

Consultation on the Removal of Eligible Care Leavers’ Liability for Payment of Council Tax

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To provide an update on the proposal to remove the risk to care leavers of being held liable for the payment of Council Tax where another person (who is not exempt) in the household fails to pay their Council Tax.


As detailed in the recommendation.

Report author: David Barnes

Publication date: 20/10/2021

Date of decision: 19/10/2021

Decided at meeting: 19/10/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 28/10/2021

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