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This consultation ended 12 November 2021.

Consultation period:
20 August 2021 to 12 November 2021
Last updated:

Reviewing responses

The responses to this consultation are currently being reviewed. Details of the outcome will be published here in due course.

Original consultation

Care leavers are liable for the payment of council tax where another person in the household who is not exempt fails to pay their council tax. We want your views on the proposal to remove this liability.

Consultation description

We are consulting on:

  • the removal of eligible care leavers from joint and several liability for council tax
  • a proposal to amend legislation to remove this liability.