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Decision details

Feasibility and costs of a Council Tax Voluntary scheme

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Item Called In

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Report to assist Cabinet with making recommendations on the feasibility of introducing a scheme for residents in the highest Council Tax band to volunteer to pay additional council tax, or contribute to community services in other ways.




1.    That consultation will not be progressed with band H council tax residents to establish if a council tax voluntary scheme should be implemented.

2.    That any benefits to introducing the scheme would not outweigh the likely financial losses of implementation, as concluded in paragraph 2.23 of the Cabinet report.


Report author: David Keppler

Publication date: 13/11/2019

Date of decision: 11/11/2019

Decided at meeting: 11/11/2019 - Cabinet

Issue status: The decision is currently being reconsidered

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