‘Whitehall is committed to full rates retention’

By Dan Peters | 20 September 2017

Local government minister Marcus Jones has insisted the Government is ‘still fully committed to proceeding with’ business rates retention.

Speaking at think-tank NLGN’s annual reception last week, Mr Jones admitted it ‘wasn’t ideal’ that the calling of the General Election torpedoed the Local Government Finance Bill, which would have introduced 100% retention.

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 Local Government Association Business rates DCLG General Election
Top