Some online services will be unavailable this weekend

We will be carrying out work to some of our IT systems on 19 and 20 September 2014 which will affect the availability of some of our online systems, including viewing planning applications online Further information about online services that will be unavailable

Benefits

Finance

Council Tax Support & Housing Benefit

This is help given to people on a low income to reduce the amount of council tax and rent they have to pay


terraced housing

Council Tax Support

From 1st April 2013 Council Tax Support replaced Council Tax Benefit. It is help given to people on a low income to reduce the amount of council tax they have to pay

Council Tax Support

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Housing Benefit / Local Housing Allowance

It is help given to people on a low income to reduce the amount of Rent they have to pay to their landlord. 

Housing benefit


Legislation

Welfare Reform

If you claim Council Tax Support or Housing Benefit you are affected by the welfare reform

Welfare reform

Fraud

Benefit Fraud

Benefit fraud is theft and we are all victims

Benefit fraud