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Director of Finance
Support for Energy Bills 2022/23 – Energy Rebate Discretionary Fund
To administer a government allocated Discretionary Fund to provide some relief to liable Council Taxpayers in relation to increasing energy bills
Include Item on Forward Plan:
- In consultation with the Cabinet Member for Finance and Resources, approved the Energy Rebate Discretionary Scheme as set out in paragraph 6.2 of this report, which includes the arrangements for residents who live in a dwelling in Council Tax bands E, F, G and H.
- Agreed to implement and administer the discretionary funding received from the Government for local authorities to support households who are in need but are not eligible for the Council Tax Rebate, known as the Discretionary Fund, as described in paragraphs 5.1 to 5.15 of the report.
- Noted the restrictions of the Energy Rebate Discretionary Scheme regarding payments and unspent funding that are set out in paragraph 5.3 of this report.
- In consultation with the Cabinet Member for Finance and Resources to make changes that may be required to the Discretionary Scheme following any review during April 2022 – November 2022.
- Noted that the Government has recognised the implementation of the scheme will place an additional burden on local authorities. Following its New Burdens doctrine, the Government will assess the expected reasonable additional costs associated with the implementation of the scheme.
D15 - General Exception
Due to the ongoing economic difficulties being experienced by many local residents and the expectation upon the Council to award the Council Tax Rebate and Discretionary Fund from April
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|25/03/2022 12:22:03||Toyin Shobowale||Business Item Created||
|25/03/2022 12:22:12||Toyin Shobowale||Status Changed||Decision Scheduled 
|25/03/2022 12:22:54||Toyin Shobowale||Ward Added||All
|25/03/2022 12:23:34||Toyin Shobowale||Contacts Edited||
|25/03/2022 12:30:02||Toyin Shobowale||General Details Edited||
|06/04/2022 10:54:20||Daniel Wilkinson||General Details Edited||
|06/04/2022 11:00:03||Daniel Wilkinson||General Details Edited||
|06/04/2022 11:01:17||Daniel Wilkinson||Report Added||Document ID 43136: Support for Energy Bills 202223 – Energy Rebate Discretionary Fund
|06/04/2022 11:01:46||Daniel Wilkinson||Report Added||Document ID 43137: Support for Energy Bills 202223 – Energy Rebate Discretionary Fund
|29/04/2022 16:33:04||Daniel Wilkinson||Status Changed||Implemented 
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