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Non-Domestic Rates: Agriculture

Volume 462: debated on Thursday 28 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government pursuant to the answer of 8 May 2007, Official Report, column 129W, on non-domestic rates: agriculture, whether she plans to review the exemption from business rates for agricultural land and agricultural buildings under Schedule 5 of the Local Government Finance Act 1988. (137436)

The exemption of agricultural land and buildings will be considered as part of the wider review of non-domestic rate reliefs and exemptions announced by my right hon. Friend the Chancellor of the Exchequer in his Budget statement on 21 March.