Copeland residents who receive the working age Council Tax Support benefit are to receive a £300 discount on their council tax.

The reduction will be applied automatically for this financial year to those in receipt of the benefit.

No application is needed and a revised bill will be sent to eligible residents.

People are being advised to continue paying their existing council tax amount normally until they get the new bill.

Those who are not in receipt of this benefit and are suffering significant financial hardship because of the current pandemic are asked to complete and send the Covid-19 Council Tax Hardship Application Form available at

For more information on available support, email or, providing your name, address, contact number and a brief summary of your situation, or call 01946 693321.