Council Tax and Benefits


Coronavirus - COVID-19

We understand that some of our customers may be facing financial difficulties as a result of Coronavirus so please know that we are here to help.

If you wish to try and claim a Council Tax reduction or defer payments please complete the form below.

Apply for council tax assistance

Due to the current situation, correspondence via this form would be the preferred method of contact as there may be a period when we are unable to answer telephone calls, or receive written correspondence.

The earlier you apply, the sooner we can work together to help you through this difficult time.


The UK Government announced measures last week for utility companies to support vulnerable people during COVID-19 :

If you need to contact your supplier directly to discuss your account, then then you can do so via the following:

BRITISH GAS – 0800 202 9802

EDF - 0333 200 5100:


NPOWER – 0800 073 3000:

SCOTTISH POWER – 0141 652 5550 website:

SSE - 0345 026 2658  website:

Pay your council tax

Discounts and exemptions

How much is my council tax?

Moving home or changing name  

Universal Credit

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