Hospitals: Non-domestic Rates:Written question - 59822

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Asked on: 12 January 2017
Department for Communities and Local Government
Hospitals: Non-domestic Rates
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, if he will exempt NHS hospitals from business rates.
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Answered by: Mr Marcus Jones
Answered on: 17 January 2017

The Government has no plans to exempt NHS hospitals from business rates. Hospitals, like almost all other buildings occupied by public bodies, have been subject to non-domestic rates since they were introduced.

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