(2) if he will assess the likely effects on (a) the economy of rural and coastal areas and (b) rural tourism businesses of the changes to the Furnished Holiday Lettings Scheme announced in Budget 2009.
The Government announced the withdrawal of the furnished holiday lettings scheme from 2010 at the 2009 Budget. It will bring forward legislation to achieve this aim in the 2010 Finance Bill.
The Government will be publishing draft legislation for consultation at the pre-Budget report. An impact assessment will also be published at this time.