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Government confirms £500 million hardship fund will provide council tax relief for vulnerable households

Local Government Secretary Rt Hon Robert Jenrick MP has confirmed the government’s £500 million Hardship Fund will provide council tax relief to vulnerable people and households to help those affected most by coronavirus.
The government has set out that the Hardship Fund which was announced by the Chancellor at Budget, will go to local authorities in England to enable them to reduce the 2020 to 2021 bills of working age people receiving local council tax support. Councils will also be able to use the funding to provide further discretionary support to vulnerable people through other support arrangements such as Local Welfare Schemes.
Local Government Secretary Rt Hon Robert Jenrick MP said:
“Providing the necessary financial support to people and families is critical at this difficult time  when many people will be concerned about changes to their income. That’s why we’re giving local councils an additional £500 million, to ensure help is available for the most vulnerable people in our society who are struggling to pay their council tax bills. The government is on your side and will do whatever it takes to help.”

For further information please contact South Oxfordshire District Council’s Council Tax department on 0345 302 2313 or sodc.counciltax@securecapita.co.uk

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