Report of Director of Resources
The Director of Resources submitted a report for information regarding the progress with the Council Tax Energy Rebate. The Government had published guidance to billing authorities on how to administer the scheme. A funding total of £2,911,350 (£2,822,850 core scheme and £88,500 discretionary scheme) had been allocated to Ribble Valley Borough Council.
The report outlined some of the issues encountered in administering the scheme and the amounts that had been paid out so far to the residents of Ribble Valley. This equated to 87% of eligible residents.