Only a few days to go: We’re raising £25,000 to keep TheyWorkForYou running and make sure people across the UK can hold their elected representatives to account.

Donate to our crowdfunder

Bilfinger: Non-domestic Rates

Department for Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 26th April 2017.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Jim McMahon Jim McMahon Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) (Devolution)

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, if the Government will intervene in the business rates appeal by Bilfinger GVA on behalf of NHS trusts to prevent public funds being spent on Bilfinger GVA,

Photo of Marcus Jones Marcus Jones Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Communities and Local Government) (Local Government)

Holding answer received on 23 November 2016

I am aware of discussions between a number of local authorities and NHS Trusts in relation to charitable business rate relief. The decision to grant charitable rate relief is taken by individual local authorities, the Department for Communities and Local Government is working closely with the Department of Health, the Local Government Association, and local government to consider the issues.

Does this answer the above question?

Yes2 people think so

No2 people think not

Would you like to ask a question like this yourself? Use our Freedom of Information site.