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Council Tax: Valuation

Volume 474: debated on Wednesday 2 April 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government pursuant to the Answer of 19 February 2008, Official Report, column 613W, on council tax: valuation, what steps were taken as a result of the consequentials identified following the data enhancement that took place in the Council Tax Revaluation 2007 programme; and what estimate the group valuation officers made of the number of properties involved in the programme. (193917)

No detailed analysis was undertaken and any action was dealt with as part of the normal duty to maintain the current council tax lists.

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government pursuant to the Answer of 19 February 2008, Official Report, column 613W, on council tax: valuation, how many consequentials following data enhancement were identified by the Valuation Office Agency; and what actions her Department has taken as a result of such identifications. (193976)

The issue was one of potential banding changes as a consequence of data enhancement. No detailed analysis was undertaken and they were dealt with as part of the normal duty to maintain the current council tax lists.