Hammersmith & Fulham Council’s radical website redesign launches today – in a bid to save taxpayers £400,000 over three years.
The website will make it easier and quicker to do business with the council online rather than through more costly methods such as phone calls or face-to-face.
For the first time residents will be able to sign up for their own online account for council tax, parking permits and housing benefit.
“We are asking our residents to do their bit to help us protect vital public services from the national spending squeeze,” says Council Leader, Cllr Stephen Greenhalgh.
“One of the ways people can help is to use our website to report street problems or pay for a parking permit. People will find it quicker and easier than ever before.”
The relaunch includes:
• ‘my account’ – a single login and authentication...