The Government announced the following in the Queens Speech on the 19 December 2019:
· Increasing the retail discount from 33% to 50% and including cinemas and music venues within the scheme;
· Extending the duration of the local newspapers discount;
· Introducing an additional relief for pubs.
The Council will need to use its discretionary relief powers, introduced by the Localism Act under section 47 of the Local Government Finance Act 1988, to amend/create a policy to implement these reliefs.
Decision type: Key
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Notice of proposed decision first published: 06/01/2020
Decision due: 4 Feb 2020 by Executive
No change since last plan
Lead member: Portfolio Holder: Communities
Contact: Andrew Wilcock Email: email@example.com Tel: 01473 432000.
Portfolio Holder for Communities
Chief Operating Officer
Head of Finance and Revenues