Care leavers deserve a fairer start

We are calling on councils to make young people leaving care exempt from paying council tax until they turn 25, giving young people valuable time to learn how to manage their finances without the worry of falling into council tax debt.

Now is the time when councils are setting their budgets for the next financial year. 

Take action now and ask your council to give care leavers a fairer start at adulthood. 

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