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Council Tax Benefits

Question for Department for Communities and Local Government

UIN 16643, tabled on 17 November 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how many staff are currently working on the review of the localisation of council tax benefit; and whether he plans for further appointments to be made to this team.

Answered on

20 November 2015

The details of the Chair and terms of reference for the independent review of local council tax support schemes will be published in due course. A Review team comprising four full-time equivalents staff has been set up to provide project and analytical support to the Chair.

The Review will be completed by the end of March 2016.

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