Non-domestic Rates

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 7th November 2017.

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Photo of Toby Perkins Toby Perkins Labour, Chesterfield

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on the effect of the staircase tax on small businesses.

Photo of Margot James Margot James Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

Ministers and officials have frequent discussions with their Treasury counterparts on a range of matters, including business rates.

My right hon. Friend the Chancellor of the Exchequer has set out the government’s position on this issue, most recently in his evidence to the Treasury Committee on 11 October.

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