Richmondshire District Council

Due to further reductions in Government funding, the council needs to consult about proposed changes to the council tax reduction scheme starting in April 2016.

The consultation was divided into four parts:

Part A: proposed changes to the reduction scheme

Part B: looking at all areas of council spending to identify savings, as well as identifying how to generate more income

Part C: views on the proposals

Part D: equality monitoring

119 responses were received to the consultation (56 paper and 63 online)

Consultation start date: 7 September 2015
Consultation end date: 19 October 2015
Who was consulted? All council tax payers in the district
How did we consult? Online and paper survey
Objectives of consultation? To invite comments and opinions on the proposed changes to the council tax reduction scheme
How will the survey results be used? The council's corporate board will meet in November 2015 to review the consultation results and make final recommendations. The proposals will be approved by Council in December 2015 and we will advise of any changes following this meeting.


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