Decision details

Business Rates Discretionary Relief Review - Recommendations

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Sub-Committee considered a report which provided feedback from the Business Rates Working Group on the business rates discretionary relief review, and which sought a decision in relation to the Discretionary Relief Policy.


Councillor M Gorman, who attending the Working Group meeting, thanked the officers for their work.




That the Sub-Committee


1.   approves the amendment of the Business Rates Discretionary Relief Policy to include leisure centres at page 17 where sports and social clubs are referenced; and


2.   delegates authority to the Head of Revenues and Benefits to amend page 11 section 5.9 of the Policy, to allow backdating of relief in certain circumstances, once the Non-Domestic Rating Billreceives Royal Assent.


Publication date: 08/11/2023

Date of decision: 02/11/2023

Decided at meeting: 02/11/2023 - Finance Sub-Committee

Effective from: 16/11/2023

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