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  • Council Tax Campaign

    Select Committee inquiry into the Welfare Safety Net

    As the Work & Pensions Select Committee begins a new inquiry into the reasons so many people are falling through the Welfare Safety Net into severe poverty and destitution, Z2K’s Marc Francis explains why we hope they will take a closer look at the role played by the “localisation” of Council Tax Benefit.


    Back Door cuts to Council Tax Support

    Until now attention has focussed on the Minimum Payment level in each authority’s Council Tax Reduction scheme, but our new research reveals which London Boroughs are using the Minimum Income Floor from Universal Credit to cut support to local self-employed claimants