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Taxation: Holiday Accommodation

Volume 498: debated on Monday 26 October 2009

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what discussions he has had with representatives of the tourism industry in Wales on the financial effect of the revised furnished holiday letting rules. (295246)

Treasury Ministers and officials hold discussions with a wide variety of organisations in the public and private sectors as part of the process of policy development and delivery. As was the case with previous Administrations, it is not the Government's practice to provide details of all such discussions.

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what assessment he has made of the financial effect which the revised furnished holiday letting rules will have on persons operating holiday lets in (a) the UK and (b) Wales. (295247)

An impact assessment for the changes to the furnished holiday lettings rules will be published at the 2009 pre-Budget report, alongside draft legislation.