Ashfield council aims to scrap council tax for care leavers



People leaving care could soon have their council tax exempt automatically by Ashfield District Council.
Care leavers living in Ashfield can already receive 100 per cent reduction based purely on a means tested process.
Council leader Jason Zadrozny said the council’s cabinet is set to discuss removing the means test for care leavers in July.
And the discount which he says would cost the authority ‘a few thousand’ could also be extended to giving exemption to residents called up for the reserved forces.
Coun Zadrozny said: “The care system finishes at 16 and if you have been in foster care... read more

 
13 June 2018 in Regional East, Views: 46
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