Benefits and tax archive 2006-2007


Archive has 3 results

  • London Borough of Brent (05A18870)

    Report Upheld Housing benefit and council tax benefit 27-Feb-2007

    Summary: Brent Council's Revenues and Benefits Department was criticised by the Local Government Ombudsman for taking recovery action against a woman for a council tax debt she did not owe.

  • London Borough of Brent (05A17099)

    Report Upheld Council tax 26-Feb-2007

    Summary: Brent Council's Revenues and Benefits Department was criticised by the Local Government Ombudsman for failing to consider its Anti-Poverty Strategy when seeking recovery of underpaid council tax from a man after it had wrongly granted him a 50 per cent council tax 'empty property' discount.

  • Nottingham City Council (04C18012)

    Report Upheld Housing benefit and council tax benefit 12-Jul-2006

    Summary: 'Ms Porter' (not her real name for legal reasons) and her three small children left their council home after experiencing harassment and actual physical assault from her sister and associates who lived nearby. The charity, Shelter, complained on Ms Porter's behalf about the way the Council handled her rehousing, as she could be considered statutorily homeless.

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