Welcome to Benefits and Council Tax

In the Benefits and Council Tax Section you can find information about Council Tax, Housing Benefits, Council Tax reduction and various other benefits. We provide information about various benefits that you might be entitled to claim as well as information on how to pay your Council Tax.


Changes to Benefits - Welfare Reform

The 2012 Welfare Reform Act is making the biggest changes to the welfare benefits system since the 1940s. Find out about the changes and find out about the help you can get managing your money.

Council Tax Reduction Scheme

You may qualify for council tax reduction if you are on a low income and are liable to pay council tax. This section answers lots of questions including who can claim, how to claim and how to apply.

Housing Benefit

You may qualify for housing benefit, if you are on a low income and pay rent. This section answers lots of questions including who can claim, how to claim, how to apply & how will the benefit be paid?

Other Benefits

General advice and more information about other benefits you might be entitled to.