Business rates retention Contents

Contents

Summary

1 Introduction

Background

The current system: the ‘Business Rate Retention Scheme’

Local government finance reforms: progress to date

Local government finances

2 Uncertainty over long-term reform

3 Issues for further consideration

Additional responsibilities

Business rate revenue versus need

The link between economic growth and growth in business rate revenue

The tax base

The Fair Funding Review

Overall quantum and fiscal devolution

Appeals

The adult social care Green Paper

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal minutes

Witnesses

Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament





Published: 24 April 2018