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Local Council Tax Support Schemes Independent Review

Question for Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

UIN 49604, tabled on 20 May 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 14 February 2020 to Question 12854, on Local Council Tax Support Schemes Independent Review, if he will provide details of the external organisations his Department has engaged with in the implementing the recommendations in Eric Ollerenshaw’s Independent Review of Local Council Tax Support Schemes.

Answered on

2 June 2020

The Department regularly meets with a wide range of stakeholders – including representatives from local authorities, the Local Government Association, debt advice bodies, and other Government Departments – to discuss council tax policy, including local council tax support

Details of Ministers' and Permanent Secretary meetings with external organisations can be found at the following links on

The Department does not maintain a record of all meetings which take place between officials and external organisations.