Decision details

Business Rates Revaluation 2017 - Discretionary Rate Relief Scheme

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Policy on use of additional Government funding.


(1)        That, in accordance with section 47 of the 1988 Local Government Finance Act, the Discretionary Rate Relief Scheme be approved following the 2017 Revaluation as shown in Appendix 1 of the report; and


(2)        That authority be delegated to the Director of Resources, in consultation with the Finance Portfolio Holder, to enter into any Essex-wide application to become a pilot for 100% business rates retention.

Report author: Bob Palmer

Publication date: 19/10/2017

Date of decision: 12/10/2017

Decided at meeting: 12/10/2017 - Cabinet

Effective from: 27/10/2017

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