Local Government Election 2022 Results

The count for the election will take place at West Lothian College on Friday 6 May 2022. The results will be made available using the link above.

Fresh Start Relief

Details of what conditions need to be met to be awarded fresh start relief and how to apply.

The scheme provides relief of 100% for 12 months where:

  • a property has become occupied following a continuous period of at least 6 months where it was unoccupied, and
  • from 1 April 2021, has a rateable value of no more than £95,000 (£65,000 prior to 1 April 2021).

Properties used by 'payday lenders' are specifically excluded from this scheme.

How to apply

To apply for this reduction fill in our Icon for pdf Fresh Start application [65.13KB] and return it to the address in the contact us box.

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