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Departmental Non-Domestic Rates

Volume 497: debated on Monday 12 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many properties owned by the Department and its predecessors were liable for payment of (a) business rates and (b) empty property rates in each of the last five years; and what the bill for each was in each such year. (290539)

The Department for Children, Schools and Families and its predecessors has spent the following on business rates in each of the last five years. The Department did not own any properties that were subject to empty property rates during this period.

Business rates

£

Property

2004-05

2005-06

2006-07

2007- 08

2008-09

Wales Bar Sheffield

23,028

21,005

18,881

16,699

4,261

Castle View House Runcorn

322,368

320,496

320,961

326,118

309,540

Mowden Hall Darlington

187,335

184,414

189,221

194,028

201,275

Sheffield Nursery

4,788

5,768

6,711

0

0

Moorfoot Sheffield

912,000

1,075,866

1,117,140

939,060

977,130

Total

1,449,519

1,607,549

1,652,914

1,475,905

1,492,206