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Government suffers defeat in Lords over ‘new poll tax’ changes to council tax benefits

by Stephen Tall on October 22, 2012

The Government has suffered a defeat today on changes to the system of paying council tax benefit. As part of the Coalition’s existing welfare cuts, council tax relief is being reduced and local authorities are being given the power to set their own eligibility criteria from April 2013. As the Financial Times reported last week: […]