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Tourism: Holiday Lettings

Volume 712: debated on Monday 6 July 2009

Questions

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To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will meet representatives of the Holiday Cottages Group and Tourism Alliance to discuss the proposed changes to the furnished holiday lettings rules announced in the Budget in April. [HL4602]

The Government will be publishing draft legislation at the Pre-Budget report in the autumn, and will be happy to receive comments at that time.

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To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the proposed changes to the furnished holiday lettings rules announced in the Budget in April will be revenue-neutral once the economic impact on rural tourism is taken into account. [HL4603]

The net impact of the changes to the furnished holiday lettings rules on rural areas will be set out in the impact assessment, to be published alongside draft legislation at the Pre-Budget Report.