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Holiday Accommodation

Volume 503: debated on Wednesday 13 January 2010

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) what recent research his Department has undertaken on the geographical distribution of self-catering properties relative to the nearest hotel, guesthouse and bed and breakfast accommodation; (310263)

(2) whether his Department undertook research on the respective facilities offered by self-catering properties and bed and breakfast accommodation in remote and rural areas prior to the publication of the draft technical note, Withdrawing the Furnished Holiday Lettings Rules from 2010-11.

The technical note entitled ‘Withdrawing the Furnished Holiday Lettings Rules from 2010-11’, and the ‘Impact Assessment of Withdrawing the Furnished Holiday Lettings Rules’ were prepared on the basis of representations received and meetings held with interested parties, together with information contained within tax returns and other publicly available information. The Government welcome comments on these documents.