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Nearly 27,000 Worcester households have received their £150 Council Tax rebate say city council

Rob George 31st May, 2022 Updated: 31st May, 2022

COUNCIL chiefs have confirmed more than £4million has been paid to Worcester residents who pay their Council Tax by Direct Debit.

The £150 energy rebate per household is part of the Government’s response to the recent rise in fuel bills and is being paid out by local councils.

Everyone in Worcester who pays their Council Tax by direct debit should now have received the payment directly into their bank accounts. The city has made a total of 26,749 payments worth £4,012,350.

Residents who pay their Council Tax by cash will shortly receive a voucher that they can redeem for £150 at the Post Office.

Shane Flynn, the City Council’s Director of Resources, said: “We are very pleased to have made the first round of these payments and are now working to get the vouchers out as quickly as possible.

“If any residents who pay their Council Tax by direct debit have not received their £150 rebate, please contact us as soon as possible at revenues@southworcestershirerevenues.gov.uk.

“We will not be directly asking anyone for their bank details in order for them to receive the rebate. If anyone is contacted by phone or email by someone asking for their bank details in relation to this rebate, they should assume it’s a scam and not respond.”

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