Issue details

Council tax reduction exceptional hardship policy

Report following approval of notice of motion at Full Council meeting in November 2018.


The report will give options on how to broaden the Exceptional Hardship Policy to make it more accessible to those self-employed and to include those self-employed who do not qualify for a Council Tax Reduction due to the application of the minimum income floor.


Cabinet asked to decide which, if any, of the options to adopt.

Decision type: Key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 27/12/2018

Decision due: 11 Feb 2019 by Lewes District Council Cabinet

Lead member: Councillor Bill Giles, Cabinet Member for Finance

Lead director: Director of Service Delivery

Department: Service Delivery

Contact: Bill McCafferty, Revenues and Benefits Manager Email: Tel: (01323) 415171.

Consultation process

To be confirmed

Making Representations: None


Agenda items


  • Report