Briefing: Consultation on 100% Business Rates Retention: Devolution and Evolution

Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
August 30, 2016
Tom Lawrence, LGiU Associate
Issues Covered
  • business rates
  • Devolution
  • economic growth
  • local government finance
Devolution, Democracy, Scrutiny and Governance, Economy and Regeneration, Local government finance
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On 5 July, the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) published a consultation “Self-sufficient local government: 100% business rates retention”. This briefing is the first of two on the main paper of this consultation, covering the first 27 pages of the document. The consultation runs until Monday 26 September.

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