Decisions

Decisions published

11/05/2020 - Suspension of Recovery Action ref: 1071    Recommendations Approved

To seek approval to suspend recovery action as part of the Council’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Resources

Decision published: 12/05/2020

Effective from: 20/05/2020

Decision:

That approval is granted to

·      Suspension of the Fair Collection and Debt Recovery Policy up to 30 June 2020

·      Cease any legal and external debt collection activity

·      Offer deferral for Council Tax and Business Rates instalments for those paying in 10 monthly instalments from April 2020 – January 2021 until June 2020 – March 2021

·      Continue to co-ordinate support for businesses through InvestSK, but consider any additional support over and above existing rate relief on a case-by-case basis

·      Review after 30 June 2020

 

Lead officer: Richard Wyles


11/04/2020 - Council Tax - Hardship Fund ref: 1070    Recommendations Approved

Proposed arrangements for the allocation of the Government’s Council Tax Hardship Fund.

Decision Maker: The Leader and Cabinet Member for Corporate Services and Transformation

Decision published: 11/05/2020

Effective from: 19/05/2020

Decision:

To allocate the Council Tax Hardship Fund in accordance with the Government’s guidance and to utilise the remaining grant to respond to any further hardship applications during the 2020/21 financial year.

Lead officer: Richard Wyles