This is a change connected to my claim for housing benefit and/or council tax reduction scheme with Argyll and Bute Council. I confirm that as far as I am aware the information I have given on this form is accurate and complete.
I give Argyll and Bute Council permission to make any necessary enquiries to check the information on this form. I understand that if I give information that is not correct or complete, or I do not tell the council benefit section about any changes that may affect my benefit then my payments of benefit may be suspended and I may be liable to prosecution.
The council is under an obligation to manage public funds properly; accordingly information that you provide will be used to ensure appropriate payment of housing benefit and council tax reduction scheme. The information may be shared with other authorised bodies in order to prevent and detect fraud.
This authority operates within Government guidelines of best practice, which means you will in the lifetime of your claim receive a visit or visits from council benefit officers who will wish to verify that the details we hold for your claim are still current and remain unchanged.
The officer will formally identify him/herself and will fully explain the procedure to you. Failure to cooperate with this procedure could result in suspension or cancellation of any benefit in payment.