Retention of Business Rates by Local Councils

There have been votes in Parliament on reforming the way local councils are funded including a switch from central grants to allowing councils to retain a proportion of the business rates generated in their area.

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Kevin Foster voted for local councils keeping money raised from taxes on business premises in their areas

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Major votes

  • On 20 Maw 2019: Kevin Foster wedi pleidleisio for greater local business rate retention in certain areas and for a proposed scheme to redistribute business rate income between public bodies in different areas. Show vote

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