Who receives Council Tax Benefit (CTB)
(official figures from April 2012)
· Over 5.9million people receive CTB; almost 900,000 more than receive Housing benefit. It includes many low paid workers.
· In Nottingham, 42,510 households were receiving CTB, with 8,820 in Broxtowe Borough, 9,290 in Gedling and 5,860 in Rushcliffe.