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Marks & Spencer (24 May 2018)

Claire Perry: ...contribution of this sector to the UK economy—it was almost £95 billion in 2016—and this Government’s ongoing support for the sector. We have announced measures worth more than £2 billion over the next five years to cut business rates, with a positive change to the indexation of business rates. Only this March, the Under-Secretary of State for Business, Energy...

Business of the House (24 May 2018)

Rachael Maskell: The debacle over business rates and who has responsibility for them continues. I have been able to establish that both the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government and the Treasury have responsibility, yet neither seems to have responsibility for the review promised in the 2017 Budget. Can we have a debate about business rates and how they are seriously damaging our high streets...

Somerset West and Taunton (Local Government Changes) Order 2018 - Motions to Approve (23 May 2018)

Baroness Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville: ...this, the roads serving Hinkley are, for the most part, rural, winding roads taking a great deal of extra traffic during the construction phase. West Somerset should have been able to count on the business rates from Hinkley. However, when the Government allowed local authorities to retain business rates, they did not transfer funds to cover historical appeals by businesses against their...

Scottish Parliament: Town Centre Vacancy Rates (23 May 2018)

Paul Wheelhouse: England and Wales and introduced a growth accelerator, which is enabling properties that are being redeveloped or refurbished, and which remain vacant until a new tenant comes in, to avoid business rates until they have an occupier. Those are positive measures that we have taken forward to support businesses. I remind Dean Lockhart that 100,000 business premises in Scotland benefit from...

Scottish Parliament: Fife Economy (23 May 2018)

Paul Wheelhouse: by Scottish Enterprise to over 100 companies in Fife; investment of almost £1.5 million of Scottish Enterprise research and development grants in Fife over the past two years; £14.4 million of business rates relief for 6,762 premises in Fife under the small business bonus scheme; £6 million of targeted support for projects under the Fife task force action plan; and...

UK Automotive Industry: Job Losses — [Mr Peter Bone in the Chair] (22 May 2018)

Laura Pidcock: ...Warwick and Leamington (Matt Western) on securing this important debate. He said that “the headwinds are strong and many” for the automotive sector. He went on to point out 16 issues, including business rates; energy costs; the move from older energies to renewables; the UK’s future trading relationship following our withdrawal from the EU; a freeze on recruitment in the...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Children: Day Care (22 May 2018)

David Crausby: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether the Government plans to provide business rates relief to childcare providers.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Small Businesses: Non-domestic Rates (22 May 2018)

David Crausby: To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what support his Department provides to micro businesses to manage their business rates.

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Support for Businesses and Entrepreneurs (22 May 2018)

Philip Hammond: ...outlined this morning to reduce the burden of taxation on businesses large and small, although of course small businesses are most beneficially affected by the £10 billion programme of reducing business rates costs through the reduction in corporation tax levels. But we are always looking for further ways to support the smallest businesses and to encourage them to become larger businesses.

Delegated Legislation (Committees): Heathrow Expansion: Lakeside Energy from Waste Ltd (17 May 2018)

Adam Afriyie: ...area, and of course Slough Borough Council enjoys the fruits of its labours in providing services to Lakeside Energy from Waste. I will not name the exact figure for commercial reasons, but a very large sum of money is taken in business rates by Slough Borough Council. The hon. Member for Slough (Mr Dhesi) was keen to be here for this debate, and he wants me to say that it is clear to him...

Rating (Property in Common Occupation) and Council Tax (Empty Dwellings) Bill: Housing and Homes (15 May 2018)

John Penrose: ...section 106 agreements, with all their uncertainty, unpredictability and lawyer-friendly viability assessments. Finally, in order to get developers building faster, councils should be able to charge business rates and council tax starting from the day that planning permission is granted, rather than when developers finally get round to start building. We could give big developers a few...

Rating (Property in Common Occupation) and Council Tax (Empty Dwellings) Bill (15 May 2018)

Jim McMahon: than had the ruling not been given, but many councils set their budgets based on that financial information, so some will face a net loss when, because of this change, money they were expecting from business rates does not come in. For some, the loss might be very minor, but for others it could be significant, depending on the make-up of properties within their local authority area. It...

Scottish Parliament: European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (15 May 2018)

Michael Russell: ...-leading climate change legislation to delivering equal marriage; from putting in place the United Kingdom’s first smoking ban to agreeing that, for the health of our nation, we should introduce minimum unit pricing for alcohol; and from eliminating business rates for small enterprises to supporting innovative and profitable renewable energy generation. We have, and we use, those...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Public Health: Finance (14 May 2018)

Baroness Pinnock: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assumption they have made of the level of funding to be provided for public health in the context of plans for councils to retain 75 per cent business rates and of the Fair Funding Review of councils’ funding baselines.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Social Services: Finance (14 May 2018)

Baroness Pinnock: ensure that the work on the social care Green Paper, and parallel work on working age adults, feeds into (1) the Fair Funding Review of councils’ relative needs, and (2) plans for 75 per cent business rates retention.

Hospital (Parking Charges and Business Rates) Bill (11 May 2018)

Hospital (Parking Charges and Business Rates) Bill

Written Answers — Treasury: Sports: Clubs (11 May 2018)

Mel Stride: ...was set following consultation. Participating clubs within the scheme benefit from a range of tax reliefs, normally only available to charities, including on income, property and, importantly, business rates.

Written Answers — Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Sports: Charities (11 May 2018)

Tracey Crouch: ...Clubs (CASCs) scheme. If a sports club is eligible, and achieves CASC status it would receive tax relief on income, gains and profits from some activities, Gift Aid repayments on donations and business rates relief. For more information on CASCs, grass-roots sports clubs can visit the Sport England website.

Economies of the UK Islands — [Andrew Rosindell in the Chair] (9 May 2018)

Peter Dowd: ...a number of UK island economies and hopefully bring them back from the brink. In our grey book, “Funding Britain’s Future”, we set out an immediate increase in local government funding while we review council tax and business rates. That in itself will not prevent some communities from going over the edge, but we have to send them the message that we are here to help and...

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