DCN calls for rates retention delay

By Dan Peters | 19 February 2019

The District Councils’ Network (DCN) has called for a one-year delay in the implementation of 75% business rates retention until 2021/22.

DCN said reforms, which would be accompanied by a full reset, should be piloted with a range of councils in 2020/21 but not rolled out until the following year to avoid a ‘big bang approach’ and ensure a ‘smooth transition to this new way of working’.

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 New Homes Bonus Business rates MHCLG Spending Review District Councils Network

Coronavirus Update


In light of the ongoing coronavirus crisis, some of you may not be able to receive your copy of TheMJ magazine. If you’d like to change your delivery address, please contact our subscriptions department at customer@hgluk.com
Read The MJ for free

Keep up to date by subscribing to our daily newsletter

theMJ products