Laura Sharman 01 September 2020

Funding boost for council tax reduction scheme in Wales

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Welsh councils will receive an extra £2.8m to help cover the increased demand for the council tax reduction scheme.

The funding will help cover the cost of more low income households claiming for the scheme as a result of COVID-19.

Finance minister Rebecca Evans said: 'Whilst the coronavirus outbreak is affecting everyone, we know that it is having the most significant financial impact on some of the most vulnerable people in our society.

'The funding I am announcing today will provide local authorities with the financial reassurances they need to continue to support those who need it most through our Council Tax Reduction Scheme.'

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