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Reforming Council Tax Benefit: options for Wales

Stuart Adam and James Browne
Briefing note
The UK Government is proposing to devolve responsibility for providing support for low-income families with their council tax from 2013-14, and to cut funding for it by 10%. This report examines the likely impacts of this policy in Wales and the options available to the Welsh Government.

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IFS researchers, Stuart Adam and James Browne, made a presentation to Ministers and officials at the Welsh Assembly on the government's proposed reforms to Council Tax Benefit.Their presentation was based on a report examining the likely impacts of this policy in Wales and the options available to t...
Press release
Low-income families in Wales that receive help with their council tax bills will lose an average of £74 per year as cuts in funding from the UK Government are passed onto benefit claimants by the Welsh Government, according to a new report by IFS researchers.