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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-14more like thismore than 2019-01-14
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Treasury remove filter
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Licensed Premises: Music more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the effect of trends in the level of business rates on the financial viability of small music venues. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Bromwich East remove filter
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Tom Watson more like this
star this property uin 208216 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>HM Treasury Ministers and officials are in regular contact with their counterparts in other government departments on a range of issues, including business rates.</p><p> </p><p>Since Budget 2016, we have announced cuts worth more than £13bn to businesses over the next five years, including switching to CPI indexation, and making Small Business Rate Relief more generous so that 655,000 of the smallest businesses pay no rates at all. The government also introduced a £3.6bn transitional relief scheme to support ratepayers facing bill increases as a result of the 2017 property revaluation.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Budget 2018 announced a new business rates retail discount, cutting bills by a third for eligible businesses. As is set out in guidance, music venues may be eligible for the discount where they are broadly similar in nature to those properties listed as eligible. It is for local authorities to make that judgement.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Central Devon more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mel Stride remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 208217 more like this
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less than 2019-01-17T16:24:04.917Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-17T16:24:04.917Z
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3935
star this property label Biography information for Mel Stride more like this
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1463
star this property label Biography information for Tom Watson more like this
1041293
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-14more like thismore than 2019-01-14
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Treasury remove filter
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Licensed Premises: Music more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether (a) he has and (b) officials of his Department have met with (i) his and (ii) their counterparts in the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport to discuss extending business rates relief to small music venues. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Bromwich East remove filter
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Tom Watson more like this
star this property uin 208217 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>HM Treasury Ministers and officials are in regular contact with their counterparts in other government departments on a range of issues, including business rates.</p><p> </p><p>Since Budget 2016, we have announced cuts worth more than £13bn to businesses over the next five years, including switching to CPI indexation, and making Small Business Rate Relief more generous so that 655,000 of the smallest businesses pay no rates at all. The government also introduced a £3.6bn transitional relief scheme to support ratepayers facing bill increases as a result of the 2017 property revaluation.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Budget 2018 announced a new business rates retail discount, cutting bills by a third for eligible businesses. As is set out in guidance, music venues may be eligible for the discount where they are broadly similar in nature to those properties listed as eligible. It is for local authorities to make that judgement.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Central Devon more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mel Stride remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 208216 more like this
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less than 2019-01-17T16:24:04.847Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-17T16:24:04.847Z
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3935
star this property label Biography information for Mel Stride more like this
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1463
star this property label Biography information for Tom Watson more like this