Non-domestic Rates: North East

Department for Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 25th April 2017.

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Photo of Stephen Hepburn Stephen Hepburn Labour, Jarrow

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, with reference to paragraph 3.16 of the Spring Budget 2017, how much of the £300 million discretionary relief fund to provide support for businesses facing significant increases in bills from the English business rates system will be allocated to businesses in (a) Jarrow constituency, (b) South Tyneside and (c) the North East.

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

Each council’s proposed allocation of the £300 million discretionary relief fund is published here:

https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/discretionary-business-rates-relief-scheme

Councils will determine how this funding is allocated across businesses in their area.

Jarrow constituency falls within South Tyneside council. South Tyneside council will receive an allocation of £374,650 over the period 2017-18 to 2020-21. Councils in the North East will receive a total allocation of £7,901,668.

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