The Council delivers Council Tax Reduction and Housing Benefit
From the 15 July the benefit cap has been introduced. Visit gov.uk for more information.
Use the benefit cap calculator to find out if you’ll be affected, and how much your benefits could go down by.
Housing benefit changes:
There are now changes to how housing benefit for social housing is calculated for people who have one or more "spare" bedrooms.
What other benefits might I be entitled to?
You can visit www.gov.uk to work out whether you may be entitled to any other state benefits or financial help, such as Working Tax Credit, Child Tax Credits or Job Seekers Allowance.
In this section
Advice and information on benefits
Find out whether you may be entitled to benefits and specific information for students, the self employed, claiming on two homes and more
How to raise concerns or suspicions in confidence about fraud and corruption which are costing the Council and taxpayer money
Your benefit letters explained
Once your benefit has been worked out, we'll send you a decision in writing about your benefit entitlement. Read this to understand more about this letter