Decision details

Care Leavers Living Support: Exemption of Council Tax

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Purpose: To consider a value for money proposition to deliver improved outcomes for our care leavers




1)         Council tax exemption or payment equivalent to council tax for those living outside the Borough be provided to Wokingham Borough Council care leavers up to the age of 21 years;


2)         additional budget of £66,160 be approved for 2018/2019 onwards for the cost of this proposal;


3)        the Council Tax Section 13A Policy be amended to include this proposal.


Wards Affected: None Specific;

Declarations: None

Dispensations: None

Reference Number: WBC978

Contact: Email: Tel: 0118 974 6137.

Report author: Lisa Humphreys

Publication date: 29/03/2018

Date of decision: 29/03/2018

Decided at meeting: 29/03/2018 - Executive

Effective from: 10/04/2018

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