United Kingdom (UK) government spending: Council tax benefit 2002-2013

Government expenditure on council tax benefit in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2002/03 to 2012/13 (in million GBP)

United Kingdom (UK) government spending: Council tax benefit 2002-2013 This statistic shows the United Kingdom (UK) government spending on council tax benefit from fiscal year 2002/03 to fiscal year 2012/13. Over this 11 year period, the government paid out a total of 45 billion British pounds (GBP) in council tax benefits. On 1 April, 2013, council tax benefit was abolished by the government and replaced by 'council tax reduction'. This was designed to save the government money and meant that some households lost out on a part, or all, of the previous benefit they had been receiving.
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Government expenditure on council tax benefit in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2002/03 to 2012/13 (in million GBP)

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Expenditure in million GBP
2002/032,834
2003/043,226
2004/053,557
2005/063,774
2006/073,941
2007/084,027
2008/094,234
2009/104,698
2010/114,925
2011/124,918
2012/134,912
Expenditure in million GBP
2002/032,834
2003/043,226
2004/053,557
2005/063,774
2006/073,941
2007/084,027
2008/094,234
2009/104,698
2010/114,925
2011/124,918
2012/134,912
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This statistic shows the United Kingdom (UK) government spending on council tax benefit from fiscal year 2002/03 to fiscal year 2012/13. Over this 11 year period, the government paid out a total of 45 billion British pounds (GBP) in council tax benefits. On 1 April, 2013, council tax benefit was abolished by the government and replaced by 'council tax reduction'. This was designed to save the government money and meant that some households lost out on a part, or all, of the previous benefit they had been receiving.
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