Power to reduce non-domestic rating multipliers

Local Government Finance Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 2:00 pm on 9 February 2017.

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Amendment proposed: 48, in schedule 2, page 44, line 7, at end insert—

‘(1A) A relevant authority shall determine that the multiplier discount shall apply—

(a) to all hereditaments in its area, or

(b) only to some hereditaments in its area (defined by reference to their location, rateable value, class of hereditament or such other factors that the relevant authority determines when specifying the multiplier discount).’—

See explanatory statement for amendment 49.

Question put, That the amendment be made.

The Committee divided:

Ayes 5, Noes 7.

Division number 6 Seasonal Working — Power to reduce non-domestic rating multipliers

Aye: 5 MPs

No: 7 MPs

Aye: A-Z by last name

No: A-Z by last name

Question accordingly negatived.

Schedule 2 agreed to.

Clause 7