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If that was the case, the council are only one of 99 in England that start Council Tax Discount from the date of GP/Psychiatrist certification. Most start from the date of receipt of Attendance Allowance which can be years later.From memory when the Psychiatrist signed/ stamped a letter/ the form for council tax reduction.
|Thank you to everyone who signed this petition. With it closing of the 9th September I feel unless there is a last minute surge there will be no response from the Government and I will have let down everyone living at home with dementia. https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/572993|
|There are 152,381 UK families coping with #dementia denied council tax discount of between £200 and £2,600 because they live in one of the 255 councils who do not give them their full discount. Please stop this discrimination by signing this petition. https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/572993|
|There are 1,008,375 UK people with #Dementia and each has friends, carers and relatives. That's some 5 million people touched by dementia. Just 100,000 signatures can halt the discrimination of Council Tax Dementia laws. Please sign and resend, Thank you. https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/572993|
|According to King's College London and the L.S.E. Dementia cases in the UK are growing, https://www.dementiastatistics.org/statistics/prevalence-projections-in-the-uk/ . We need to act now for those in need by changing the Council Tax Discount Laws. You can create that change by signing this petition, please https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/572993|
SMI is a disregard for the person concerned ie they don't exist for council tax purpose and occupancy is reduced by oneMums local council will only cut it by 50% ...but the MP's can put all their Council Tax on expenses.
SMI is a disregard for the person concerned ie they don't exist for council tax purpose and occupancy is reduced by one
Occupancy 3 > occupancy 2 >No discount
Occupancy 2 > sole occupancy >25% discount
Occupancy 1 > zero occupancy >100% discount (in this case)
There are different rule for reductions because of a disability.
|Before the 9th September, Without more help from friends and families of people with #dementia the laws are going to stay the same and people with dementia will continue to be bottom of the caring pile. Please encourage more people to sign this petition https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/572993|
|Thank you to everyone who signed this petition. With it closing on the 9th September I feel unless there is a last minute surge there will be no response from the Government and I will have let down everyone living at home with dementia. https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/572993|
|Just one day before the end of the petition to give people with #dementia a fair deal on Council Tax discount. Please sign this petition to help the 600,000 UK families living at home with little financial support. https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/572993|