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Council Tax Reduction Schemes: Coronavirus

Question for Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

UIN 110740, tabled on 3 November 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 8 June 2020 to Question 49601 on Council Tax Reduction Schemes: Coronavirus, how many local authorities have responded to his Department’s financial monitoring survey on numbers of claimants; and how many local authorities have yet to respond.

Answered on

10 November 2020

The Department collects monthly monitoring returns on the financial impact of Covid-19 on local authorities, including data on the number of local council tax support claimants. In the most recent round, returns were received from 310 out of 314 billing authorities surveyed.