Non-Domestic Rating (Nursery Grounds) Bill: Commons stages

10 July 2018

MPs debated the Committee, Report and Third reading stages of the Non-Domestic Rating (Nursery Grounds) Bill in the House of Commons on Tuesday 10 July 2018.

Committee, Report and Third reading

Committee, Report and Third reading stages of the Non-Domestic Rating (Nursery Grounds) Bill took place on Tuesday 10 July 2018.

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, Rishi Sunak, opened the debate on behalf of the Government. Shadow Minister for Housing, Communities and Local Government, Jim McMahon, responded on behalf of the Opposition. 

MPs approved the third reading of the Bill without a division. The Bill will now progress to the House of Lords.

The Non-Domestic Rating (Nursery Grounds) Bill 2017-19

Summary of the Bill

The purpose of the bill is to provide that buildings which are, or form part of, a nursery ground are exempt from non-domestic rates if they are used solely in connection with agricultural operations at the nursery ground.

Keep up to date with all the proceedings and documentation, including amendment papers, on the Non-Domestic Rating (Nursery Grounds) Bill and find out how a bill becomes an act of Parliament.

House of Commons Library analysis

The House of Commons Library produces briefing papers to inform MPs and their staff of key issues. The papers contain factual information and a range of opinions on each subject, and aim to be politically impartial.

The Library published a briefing paper for second reading.

Previous Commons stages

Second Reading

Second reading of the Non-Domestic Rating (Nursery Grounds) Bill took place on 5 June 2018. The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, Rishi Sunak, opened the debate. Shadow Devolution Minister Jim McMahon responded on behalf of the Opposition.

The bill passed second reading without a division.

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