No movement on rates has councils in a lather

By Dan Peters | 02 August 2017

Councils have reacted with anger after the Government refused to allow them to move £300m of business rates relief between years.

In a letter to council leaders, seen by The MJ, local government minister Marcus Jones said there were ‘no plans to allow end-of-year flexibility with regard to this year’s allocations’.

Want full article access?


Receive The MJ magazine each week and gain access to all the content on this website with a subscription.

Full website content includes additional, exclusive commentary and analysis on the issues affecting local government.

`

Already a subscriber? Login

Finance Business rates DCLG
Top