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Stephen Timms: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what plans he has to conduct a full review of the business rates system.
Rebecca Long-Bailey: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how many and what proportion of businesses eligible for business rates transitional relief have received that relief in the last 12 months for which figures are available.
Marcus Jones: A total of 228 responses were received to the Further Consultation on 100 per cent Business Rates Retention; 187 from local government, 7 from local authority associations, and 34 from other interested parties. The Department for Communities and Local Government is currently conducting analysis of these responses. This will inform further development of business rates retention policy. We are...
Nicholas Dakin: ...continued to rise. Employer contributions to the teachers’ pension scheme increased from 14.1% to 16.4% in 2015, employer national insurance contributions rose from 10.4% to 13.8% in 2016, and business rates increased in 2017.
Bill Esterson: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment his Department has made of the effectiveness of the new business rates appeal process known as check, challenge, appeal; and if he will make a statement.
Bill Esterson: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many businesses appealed their business rates in each of the last seven years in (a) England, (b) each English region and (c) each local authority area.
John Mann: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much is levied each year in additional business rates due to (a) sprinklers and (b) other fire protection systems being classified as plant and machinery or being otherwise subject to higher rates.
John Mann: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much is levied in additional business rates on landlords of residential properties as a result of the classification of sprinkler systems as plant and machinery or otherwise so as to attract a higher level of such rates.
John Mann: To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much is levied in additional business rates as a result of the installation of CCTV attracting a higher level of such rates.
Richard Lyle: ...our record of achievement on the economy and our future plans to deliver for Scotland. The SNP Government has a record to be proud of on the economy, including its establishment of a highly competitive business rates regime, its extension to 100,000 of the number of business premises that pay no business rates due to the small business bonus scheme, its cutting of the business rate...
Murdo Fraser: There are many sensible recommendations in the Barclay review, but one issue that has raised concern is the proposal to levy business rates on charitable bodies, including local authority-provided leisure centres, swimming pools, gyms and other sports clubs. Will the cabinet secretary tell us how such a proposal, which would lead to such bodies having to increase their user charges, squares...
Paul Wheelhouse: ...support where it is most needed, including around £660 million of rates relief this year. In accordance with the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015, councils are now able to apply further targeted reductions in business rates, in response to their local economies’ needs.
Jamie Halcro Johnston: ...of people locally, I am not in favour. However, it highlights the need for investment in local infrastructure and to find out how that can be paid for. The hospitality industry has spoken extensively on the shortcomings in the current business rates scheme and is disappointed by the changes proposed by the Barclay review.
Hywel Williams: Community hydro schemes throughout Wales have faced business rates increases of up to 900%. In Scotland there is 100% relief and in England there is a cap, but Labour Ministers in Wales are sitting on their hands. I am told that the basic problem is made here in London because of the regulations. Will the Minister meet me and representatives of the sector to seek a full and quick solution?
Matthew Hancock: ...Member for Nuneaton (Mr Jones), for steering the Bill through the House. The debates in Committee were fruitful, with the degree of support for the Bill being evident and strong. The Bill will provide 100% business rates relief for five years for new fibre installed after April 2017. To get the details right, we will of course listen carefully to the responses to the consultation on the...
Hospital (Parking Charges and Business Rates) Bill
..., supported by Gordon Henderson, Mr Jonathan Lord, Henry Smith, Steve Double, Mr Christopher Chope and Sir Edward Leigh, presented a Bill to provide for 100 per cent retention of locally collected business rates; and for connected purposes. Bill read the First time; to be read a Second time on Friday 23 February 2018, and to be printed (Bill 83).
Nicola Sturgeon: Over the past 10 years, this Government has expanded free childcare, removed university tuition fees for students and abolished business rates for 100,000 small businesses. We have invested in the national health service, scrapped prescription charges and protected free personal care. We have built social housing at a faster rate than any other part of the United Kingdom and we have placed...
Ruth Davidson: ...the right way. The First Minister is opening the door on greater tax rises today. We say this: stop taking ever more money from the pockets of Scotland’s workers. We must instead go for growth. The Scottish Government’s own review of business rates last month urged ministers to rethink some of their tax rises. If even its own report is critical of its policy, surely it is time...
Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth: The Government is considering the scope of possible reforms to the business rates system, including the frequency of revaluations, and will provide an update in due course.