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Freedom of Information Request

Armed Forces Compensation

Received: 4 August 2022

1. Does the Local Authority disregard all payments made under the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme (2005) as income, when assessing eligibility for:
a. Housing Benefit
b. Council Tax Support/ Council Tax Reduction
c. Discretionary Housing Payments
d. Disabled Facilities Grants (England and Wales only)

(Please answer YES/NO)

2. Does the Local Authority disregard all payments made under the War Pension scheme, as income, when assessing eligibility for:
a. Housing Benefit
b. Council Tax Support/ Council Tax Reduction
c. Discretionary Housing Payments
d. Disabled Facilities Grants (England and Wales only)

(Please answer YES/NO)

3. Does the Local Authority disregard a Service Invaliding Pension or Service Attributable Pension, paid under the Armed Forces Pension Scheme, as income, when assessing eligibility for:
a. Housing Benefit
b. Council Tax Support/ Council Tax Reduction
c. Discretionary Housing Payments
d. Disabled Facilities Grants (England and Wales only)

Outcome / Documents

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