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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5O-00622: Jackie Baillie (Dumbarton)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 25 January 2017

To ask the Scottish Government what additional social security support it is providing to low income households that will see an increase in council tax from 1 April 2017.

Answered by: Jeane Freeman 1 February 2017

The Council Tax Reduction Scheme assists low income households in meeting their Council Tax liabilities but is not part of either the devolved or the UK Government Social Security systems.