Stratford-on-Avon and Warwick District Councils are considering a proposal to merge, creating a new District Council covering the whole of South Warwickshire (the areas currently covered by Stratford-on-Avon and Warwick District Councils).
The public consultation on the plans to create a South Warwickshire Council starts this week on Monday 6 September and runs until Sunday 24 October.
The consultation document and online questionnaire can be viewed and completed at: www.southwarwickshire.org.uk
If you live with and look after someone who is not your partner or your child (under 18 years) for a minimum of 35 hours each week, then you may qualify for a reduction in your Council Tax.
The person being cared for must be in receipt of one of the following benefits:
In addition, care workers who are providing care on behalf of a council, Crown or a charity, engaged or employed at least 24 hours each week, may also qualify to be disregarded provided they receive no more than £36 remuneration each week. In order to qualify they should reside in premises provided by the relevant body for the better performance of their work.
For further information, please contact Revenues: