Issue details

Care Leavers Living Support: Council Tax Exemption

This report is to update Overview and Scrutiny on the proposals to provide council tax exemption for care leavers as part of Wokingham Borough Council Corporate Parenting responsibilities. The Council is required to consider innovative services and extensive support to care leavers up to the age of 25 years as a result of the Children and Social work Bill 2017.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - View reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
This paper is progressing through the committee process to Executive in March 2018. The views of Overview and Scrutiny are important to Children's Social Care, but the decision making cannot be pre-empted; and whilst we debate and discuss the decision in draft, it is preferable to not make this proposal public.

Department: People Services (Children)

Contact: Email: Tel: 0118 974 6137.

Reason For Consideration: Overview and Scrutiny are to consider the proposal and provide feedback on the options as part of the quality assurance and committee process.

Agenda items


  • Care Leavers Living Support: Council Tax Exemption