Elections 2023

From May 4 2023, voters in England will need to show photographic ID to vote at polling stations in some elections, including Stoke-on-Trent’s upcoming local elections on Thursday 4 May 2023.

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When are the rent-free weeks?

Council tenants' rent is split over the year to allow four 'rent-free' weeks. Monthly Direct Debit payments are calculated to take these weeks into account. Tenants in arrears are expected to pay their usual amount, including any repayment agreement amount during these weeks.

The next rent-free weeks are:


Week commencing 27 March 2023



Week commencing 3 April 2023

Week commencing 25 December 2023

Week commencing 1 January 2024

Week commencing 25 March 2024

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