European Parliamentary election results

The European Parliamentary election took place on Thursday 23 May 2019. The results will be declared on Sunday 26 May 2019.

EU parliamentary results

Apprentices and youth trainees

You may be entitled to a council tax reduction if you meet the criteria below.

A person who is employed as apprentice or youth trainee is not counted as being resident in a property for the purpose of calculating the amount of council tax payable.

To be classed as an apprentice, the person must meet all of the following conditions:

Employed for the purpose of:

  • learning a trade, business or vocation; and
  • undertaking a training programme leading to a vocational qualification, and
  • receiving less than £195.00 per week (gross) in salary and for allowances.

To be classed as a youth trainee, the person must meet all of the following conditions:

  • under 25, and 
  • undertaking a training scheme approved under the Social Security and Benefits Act 1992.

A certificate or letter from your employer/training provider confirming apprenticeship or youth trainee status will be required along with the application form.