Decision details

Treatment of War Pensions in the calculation of Housing Benefit

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


This report seeks to gain formal approval for the continued disregard of War Pension incomes in the assessment of Housing Benefit.




That the content of the report be noted and that it be determined that war pensions continue to be fully disregarded as a source of income by the Council when assessing claims for Housing Benefit.


Report author: Mrs Marlene Rogers

Publication date: 04/11/2021

Date of decision: 02/11/2021

Decided at meeting: 02/11/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 11/11/2021

Accompanying Documents: