Members of Religious Communities
In order to qualify the principal occupation of the religious community should consist of:
- the relief of suffering
- or any combination of the above, and
- has no income of capital of his own, (disregarding any income by way of a pension in respect of former employment) and
- is dependent on the community to provide for his material needs.
This class could include monks and nuns living in a monastery or a convent but also includes members of any religion living in a religious community. To apply, please complete our online form
The council will periodically carry out a review of discounts and may send you a form to confirm whether it still applies. If you do not return the form your discount may be cancelled.
Please note: Failing to supply information or supplying false information could result in a penalty of £70 being applied to your account for each year of the failure to notify.
If you would like to tell us about a change in circumstance that means you no longer qualify for a discount or exemption, please see our change in circumstances form