Croydon Conservatives have launched one of their first manifesto commitments for the local elections in 2018, and it is to provide support for carers by reducing council tax for many.
Councillor Tim Pollard, Conservative Group Leader says “ Croydon’s incredible carers make considerable sacrifices to care for loved ones within their home. That’s why the Conservative manifesto for the 2018 elections will contain a pledge to use council tax discounts to support many carers and will exempt some carers from council tax entirely.
“Carers looking after friends and relatives with an illness or disability save Croydon’s statutory services an estimated £660 million annually in Croydon alone. This is the right thing to do to help these pillars of our community, without whom so many would have a much poorer quality of life.”