Council Tax and Benefits

Information on all aspects of Council Tax, including payments, help and changes.

Housing Benefit provides financial help for those on low incomes who rent their homes.

Council Tax and Benefit fraud is where people claim Housing Benefit and Council Tax Discount Scheme and/or Social Security Benefits but have no right to claim it. The Fraud Section is responsible for detection and investigation of fraudulent claims.

We aim to help vulnerable people with support where they are can't meet their immediate short term needs or where they need help to keep their independence or re-integrate within the community.

Information about financial support for residents, including reduced council tax