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Upcoming Business – Commons: Main Chamber (27 Apr 2018)

Hospital (Parking Charges and Business Rates) Bill - 2nd reading – Peter Bone. Legislation

Grenfell Update: The Economy (22 Mar 2018)

Jim Shannon: has brought in money for everyone in Northern Ireland, regardless of whether they are Unionist, nationalist or anything else. Everybody gains from that agreement. The House has seen progress on business rates and the small business rates relief scheme. I am very pleased that the Government have continued to ensure that that happens, because it will definitely bring benefit to all the...

Scottish Parliament: Non-domestic Rates (2017 Revaluation) (22 Mar 2018)

Derek Mackay: ..., which has lifted 100,000 properties out of rates altogether; has capped increases for a range of businesses; has reduced the poundage measure; has committed to more frequent and quicker revaluations of business rates; has delivered the growth accelerator; has empowered local authorities; and is implementing the Barclay review. That is what the Government is doing to support businesses...

Northern Ireland (Regional Rates and Energy) Bill (21 Mar 2018)

Steve Pound: ...unsought by any of us and something that we have to manage were very well made. I want to concentrate on one aspect of the Secretary of State’s contribution, which was her very welcome mention of small business rates. This was picked up by the hon. Member for South Antrim (Paul Girvan). Some of us have had the great pleasure of attending small business Saturday throughout Northern...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (21 Mar 2018)

Theresa May: First of all, we have provided extra support for small businesses in relation to business rates. Secondly, the right hon. Gentleman talks about Labour councils building homes, but we have seen more council homes being built under this Government than under 13 years of a Labour Government. He talks about what councillors are saying at a local level; I am pleased to say that yesterday two...

Scottish Parliament: UK Withdrawal from the European Union (Legal Continuity) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 (21 Mar 2018)

Bruce Crawford: ...Kingdom right now, before we even pass this bill? What about differential support in agriculture, which already exists but probably could not exist in the future if amendment 14 were to be agreed to? Can we set different business rates that would have a different impact to those in the rest of the UK? Landfill tax might be different—we have chosen not to make it different at this...

Vauxhall Factory, Ellesmere Port (20 Mar 2018)

Justin Madders: ...’s gift, that are not down to negotiations, that can make a real difference now, and that would still be key to securing the plant’s future even if a new model were announced tomorrow. The first such matter is business rates, which can have a deterrent effect on investment and can mean that efficiencies have to be sought in alternative areas. Some 60% of the total property tax...

Local Authority Financial Sustainability: NAO Report — [Mr Nigel Evans in the Chair] (20 Mar 2018)

Heather Wheeler: ...on. As I said, alongside the new methodology, the Government are committed to giving local authorities greater control over the money they raise, which we are doing through our plans for increasing business rates retention. Local authorities are the engines of local growth. They know best the levers to pull to boost their business rates, which is why business rates retention is an...

Written Ministerial Statements — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Local Government Finance (20 Mar 2018)

Sajid Javid: The current 50% business rates retention scheme for local government is yielding strong results. Local authorities estimate that in 2017-18 they will keep around £1.3 billion in business rates growth, which we expect will be at least maintained into 2018-19 and 2019-20. On top of the 50% business rates retention scheme which is in place for all local authorities, in 2017-18 the...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Non-domestic Rates: Aviation (19 Mar 2018)

Sammy Wilson: To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, if he will reduce business rates for general aviation airfields to reflect their potential contribution to the economy.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Shops: Publications (19 Mar 2018)

Lord Henley: ...independent booksellers and bookshops include: making 100% Small Business Rate Relief permanent, whilst increasing the threshold of the relief, taking 600,000 of the smallest businesses out of business rates and the introduction of the Employment Allowance, giving employers up to £3000 off their National Insurance contributions (NICs) bill, benefitting 1m employers. The Government has...

Economy: Spring Statement - Motion to Take Note (15 Mar 2018)

Lord Haskel: recruit staff because pay does not meet rising costs. The public want to hear what the Government are going to do to end this crisis. Yes, local government can put up car parking charges and can keep more of business rates, but this is minor. It needs to be allowed to do things such as charge more on expensive properties or second homes, or be able to borrow more to build more council...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Energy: Storage (15 Mar 2018)

Zac Goldsmith: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what representations he has received on the levels of business rates levied on properties used for onsite battery storage; and what assessment he has made of the effect of those levels of business rates on the battery storage sector.

Spring Statement (13 Mar 2018)

Philip Hammond: ...has driven an unparalleled increase in our living standards over the past 50 years. We on the Conservative Benches reject his approach outright. The market economy embraces talent, creates opportunity and provides jobs for millions and the tax revenues that underpin our public services, so we will go on supporting British businesses. We are reducing business rates by more than £10...

Written Ministerial Statements — Treasury: Spring Statement - consultations (13 Mar 2018)

Philip Hammond: .... This will explore how the Government can further support digital payments, ensure the ability to pay by cash is available for those who need it, and crack down on the minority who use cash to evade tax and launder money. Business rates: delivering more frequent revaluations – a summary of responses to a consultation on the implementation of more frequent revaluations of...

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Topical Questions (13 Mar 2018)

Jeff Smith: The Government raised business rates on rooftop solar schemes by up to 800% last year, and it now appears that on-site battery storage is likely to go the same way. Given that gas combined heat and power has been exempted from business rates, should not the Government do the same for solar and battery storage to support clean energy?

Housing, Communities and Local Government: Local Government Finance Settlement 2018-19 (12 Mar 2018)

Rishi Sunak: ...membership of the Select Committee, which I have just had the pleasure to appear before, that we are looking very hard at the structure of local government financing, both increasing the amount of business rates retentions to 75% and introducing a new needs-based formula that takes into account updated needs and resources. I know his Committee will play a huge part in making sure that we...

National Planning Policy Framework - Statement (6 Mar 2018)

Lord Kennedy of Southwark: ...includes the viability of town centres. We need our communities to be sustainable in terms of infrastructure, and town centres are really important. Can the Minister say a little bit about that? It is not just the planning; issues such as business rates are also important. Finally, the consultation also talks about sustainable transport. Transport needs to be built into communities as...

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