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On 1 April 2015 and 30 September 2015, the district valuers within Land and Property Services received 2,334 challenge-type applications in relation to the revaluation of non-domestic properties. That equates to some 3% of the total number of non-domestic properties in Northern Ireland. Of the cases completed by the district valuers, 94 have proceeded to the next stage in the appeals process, with an appeal to the Commissioner of Valuation.
I am happy to meet the Member in relation to any specific issues that he has. I am a little worried that he has concerns about the appeals process, which I had hoped was pretty transparent. However, if he has particular issues in and around the appeals process, I am happy to speak to him. As he knows, the revaluation was carried out not to increase the amount of money raised but to redistribute it on modern rental evidence as there had not been a revaluation for some 12 years, and we had been through the highs and lows of the property boom by that stage. I am happy to have that meeting and look forward to discussing the issues with him.