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Posts Tagged: Business rates
The Government has not reintroduced the Bill that would implement its commitment to the localisation of business rates by 2020.
Heath and Social Care integration is in everyone’s interests and we need to work hard to make it a reality.
Will Labour MPs really vote down decentralising more power to councils?
James Cartlidge: The devastating truth at the heart of the NICs row. We’re palming difficult decisions off on the next generation.
We may be rowing back to defend one promise. But another more fundamental promise to the future is actually at stake.
And May’s reputation for straightforwardness risks damage from the Budget’s proposals for NICs.
Brexit means we could have a sales tax instead.
From business rates to car insurance, errors are being made.
The Communities Secretary has faced some opportunistic criticism of late, but ever since he joined Parliament he’s been tirelessly on the side of businesses.
Answering a question from Caroline Lucas, she says she has instructed Javid and Hammond to put protections in place.
Alex Morton: Here’s a radical but workable plan for the Budget. Trade off simplified tax reliefs for lower marginal rates.
He could commit to some tangible metrics – i.e: reducing the tax code in length by 25 per cent by 2019, or pledging to abolish three taxes in each budget.
In the last year he has lost much of his grassroots support and a powerful patron, leaving him without political armour.
The harsh truth is that, nearly seven years into Conservative-led Government, we are still living beyond our means.
Councils which fail to demonstrate a growth in business rates income will be punished by the electorate.
Boosting small firms offers an opportunity for poorer boroughs.