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Non-domestic Rates: Midlands and North of England

Treasury written question – answered on 5th February 2020.

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Photo of Lucy Allan Lucy Allan Conservative, Telford

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make it his policy to stop downwards phasing of transitional relief in the business rates system to support high streets in Telford constituency, the north of England and the Midlands and (b) if he will include this in the next Budget.

Photo of Jesse Norman Jesse Norman The Financial Secretary to the Treasury

The current transitional relief scheme runs until the next business rates revaluation. Details of the scheme for the next revaluation will be confirmed before that revaluation.

The Government is committed to conducting a fundamental review of business rates. Further information will be announced in due course.

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