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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
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Treasury more like this
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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Non-domestic Rates more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of (1) the effectiveness, and (2) the fairness of the current system of business rates; and what plans they have to change the current system. more like this
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Lord Allen of Kensington more like this
star this property uin HL17553 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>Business rates currently raise £25 billion per year in England, and are an important source of funding for key local services such as adult social care and children’s services.</p><p> </p><p>The Government concluded a fundamental review of business rates in 2016, and respondents agreed that property based taxes were easy to collect, difficult to avoid, relatively stable and clearly linked with local authority spending.</p><p> </p><p>In line with stakeholder responses, the Government therefore decided to keep business rates as a property tax.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed The Earl of Courtown more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T15:38:36.067Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T15:38:36.067Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for The Earl of Courtown more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Allen of Kensington more like this