Tower Hamlets Council has announced plans for a new council tax benefit scheme to compensate for welfare funding cuts made by the coalition Government. The Government will reduce funding for local authorities under the national council tax benefit scheme by 10 per cent, taking effect from April 2013. According to Tower Hamlets Council this will result in a loss of £2.7 million from its budget.
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‘Tower Hamlets Council responds to funding cuts’
August 8, 2012 by Lutfur