Local Government Finance€”Supplementary Business Rate: Publication of the Government Response

The Communities and Local Government Committee published its Third Special Report: Local Government Finance€”Supplementary Business Rate: Government Response to the Committee's Third Report today.

The Report will be available in the following ways:

€ Copies of the Report may be obtained, on publication, from the usual outlets, including The Parliamentary Bookshop and The Stationery Office (reference: Third Special Report of the Committee, Session 2007-08, HC 1200).

€ The Report is posted on the internet and is accessible via the Committee's webpages:


1. Committee Membership is as follows: Dr Phyllis Starkey MP (Chair, Lab), Sir Paul Beresford MP (Con), Mr Clive Betts MP (Lab), John Cummings MP (Lab), Jim Dobbin MP (Lab/Co-op), Andrew George MP (Lib Dem), Mr Greg Hands MP (Con), Anne Main MP (Con), Mr Bill Olner MP (Lab), Dr John Pugh MP (Lib Dem), Emily Thornberry MP (Lab).

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Media Information: Laura Kibby, 020 7219 0718

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