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Non-domestic Rates: Agriculture

Volume 471: debated on Friday 1 February 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government whether her Department undertook the review into agricultural de-rating in England. (182581)

The Government accepted a Lyons inquiry recommendation to review all reliefs and exemptions within business rates and the pre Budget report 2007 announced that this review had concluded, although a specific review into agricultural de-rating of business rates in England was not conducted.