Results 1–20 of 1337 for "business rate"

Scottish Parliament: Public Services (17 Jan 2018)

James Kelly: ...matters. Of course adequate and substantial changes in taxation are required, not the weak proposals that Derek Mackay has put forward. The Fraser of Allander institute has said that, once the business rate offsets and the social security changes are taken into account, there is only £28 million available for allocation in other budget areas. As the Scottish Trades Union Congress has...

Local Government Funding: Isle of Wight (16 Jan 2018)

Rishi Sunak: ...good work that is already under way. An important aspect of that will be giving local authorities the levers and incentives to grow their local economies. I was delighted to hear that the Solent authorities have been selected as one of the 100% business rate retention pilots for the forthcoming year. The pilots have proved incredibly popular, with more than 200 authorities having put...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department of Health: 2018-19 and 2019-20 Ring-Fenced Public Health Grants to Local Authorities (21 Dec 2017)

Steve Brine: ...publishing the public health allocations to local authorities in England for 2018-19 along with indicative allocations for 2019-20. Through the public health grant and the pilot of 100% retained business rate funding for local authorities in Greater Manchester, we are investing £3.215 billion for public health in 2018-19. We will be investing over £16 billion for public health...

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Valuation Tribunal for England (21 Dec 2017)

Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth: The Valuation Tribunal for England has 230 members, and a President. The Valuation Tribunal for England has decided, after a hearing, the following number of cases, relating to council tax and business rate appeals, since 2010: 2010-11 - 2806 2011-12 - 2750 2012-13 - 3145 2013-14 - 3730 2014-15 - 4145 2015-16 - 3832 2016-17 - 3830

Licensing Act 2003: Post-Legislative Scrutiny (Licensing Act 2003 Report) - Motion to Take Note (20 Dec 2017)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: ...other schemes, such as BIDs, which my noble friend mentioned. Councils can offer a levy discount to premises involved in BIDs. My noble friend Lady Eaton also talked about licensing fees. Recent Budgets have offered business rate relief to pubs following the recent revaluation of business rates. A move to locally set licensing fees or an increase in the centrally set fees at this stage...

Local Government Finance Settlement - Statement (19 Dec 2017)

Lord Kennedy of Southwark: ...tell the House where they are with the fair funding review and whether that is in effect being incorporated into the consultation he referred to in his Statement? I see that there are to be five new business rate retention pilots, and it was no surprise to see that Surrey made it on to the list. I am sure that Councillor Hodge and his colleagues on Surrey County Council will be pleased....

Local Government Finance Settlement (19 Dec 2017)

Huw Merriman: ...) down to East Sussex, as I am not sure I recognise the picture he was painting? East Sussex County Council has made £110 million in savings, it has allocated its reserves, it does not have a great business rate yield and many constituents of Members in this House will retire in East Sussex. Is it time to look at having the social care model along the lines of the NHS and consider...

Sector Deal for Steel — [Sir Henry Bellingham in the Chair] (19 Dec 2017)

Jessica Morden: ...means Government action on energy prices—the most important intervention that the Government could make. As my hon. Friend said, UK plants currently pay more than 50% more than their German and French counterparts. It means action on the business rate regime. These companies are investing and want to invest more. They want to work with the Government to unlock further investment. For...

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Non-domestic Rates (14 Dec 2017)

Geoffrey Clifton-Brown: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what the overall percentage of business rate retention is and whether local authorities will be able to retain all of the new growth element announced in Autumn budget 2017.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Non-domestic Rates (13 Dec 2017)

Lord Beecham: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to protect local authorities from the loss of business rate income that has been identified as a consequence of bringing forward CPI uprating in the 2017 Autumn Budget policy costings.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Non-domestic Rates (12 Dec 2017)

Helen Goodman: ...and Local Government, pursuant to the oral contribution of 4 December 2017 from the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, which local authorities applied for business rate retention.

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Topical Questions (12 Dec 2017)

Margot James: The Chancellor has announced considerable business rate relief for small businesses, including making small business rate relief permanent, retrospective redress for SMEs caught by the staircase tax ruling, and more besides.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Non-domestic Rates: Greater London (7 Dec 2017)

Matthew Pennycook: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what recent assessment he has made of the potential merits of raising the business rate thresholds for small firms located in London.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Floods: Finance (7 Dec 2017)

Jake Berry: The Government provided communities and business grants, business rate relief and council tax discount recovery payments to help support the recovery of local areas in the face of the impacts of unprecedented rainfall as a result of Storm Desmond and Eva in 2015, but this was an exceptional case. The Government has so far awarded £45.848 million of Communities and Business Recovery...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Non-domestic Rates: Valuation (7 Dec 2017)

Daniel Kawczynski: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many appeals were made to the Valuation Office on business rate revaluation in (a) 2010 and (b) 2017 to date.

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Energy: Non-domestic Rates (5 Dec 2017)

Justin Madders: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of the effect of business rate rises on levels of deployment of rooftop solar power for self-consumption.

Budget Statement - Motion to Take Note (Continued) (4 Dec 2017)

Lord Carrington of Fulham: ...in London overall—gone up well beyond the ability of small shops and businesses to pay them. While the measures in the Budget will help and are welcome in the short term, they are not the long-term solution. It is clear that the business rate regime, with its many advantages for government of ease of collection and difficulty in avoidance, is now damaging businesses in London....

Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Business Rates Retention (4 Dec 2017)

Jake Berry: Local authorities in London have estimated that the business rate retention pilot announced in the Budget will benefit them by £240 million. There will be no impact from the pilot on other local authority areas.

Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government: Topical Questions (4 Dec 2017)

Mark Pawsey: ...concludes that, for our businesses to grow and compete, it is vital that local authorities provide an adequate supply of building land and consents for new commercial buildings. I know he is considering business rate retention, so will he ensure that proactive councils, such as Rugby Borough Council, continue to receive incentives to grow their local economies?

Written Answers — Department for Communities and Local Government: Solar Power: Non-domestic Rates (1 Dec 2017)

Roger Godsiff: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what assessment the Government has made of the effect of changes in the business rate treatment of solar power since April 2017 on the uptake of rooftop solar.


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