Business Rate Supplements Bill: committee stage

19 May 2009

Members of the Lords concluded examining the Business Rate Supplements Bill on 18 May in Grand Committee

Suggested changes to the Bill were discussed and covered clauses 5-29.

In Grand Committee - every clause has to be agreed to and changes can be made but votes on the changes do not take place.

The Bill moves to report stage - a further chance to amend the Bill - on 8 June.

The Business Rate Supplements Bill empowers certain local authorities in England and Wales to levy a local supplement on the business rate to invest in that area.

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