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Meetings

Business Rates

This page gives details of any meetings held which will, or did, discuss the matter, and includes links to the relevant Papers, Agendas and Minutes.

Note: Meeting Agenda can change at short notice. Particularly where future meeting dates are indicated more than a week in advance. Please check before planning to attend a Committee Meeting that the item you are interested in has not been moved.

Meeting: 09/03/2016 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 4)

4 Devolution of Business Rates to Wales

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Minutes:

4.2.1 The paper was noted by the Committee.


Meeting: 14/01/2016 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 5)

5 Business Rates

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Minutes:

5.4.1 The paper was noted by the Committee


Meeting: 09/12/2015 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

3 Devolution of Business Rates to Wales - Federation of Small Businesses

Rachel Bowen, Policy Manager, Federation of Small Businesses Wales

Rhodri Evans, Senior Communications Adviser, Federation of Small Businesses Wales

Rhian Murphy, Managing Director, SlideFold UK Ltd.

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Minutes:

3.1 Rachel Bowen, Rhodri Evans and Rhian Murphy answered questions from Members of the Committee


Meeting: 09/12/2015 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

2 Devolution of Business Rates to Wales - Institute of Revenues Rating and Valuation

David Magor, Chief Executive, Institute of Revenues, Rating and Valuation

Janet Alexander, Professional Services Manager, Institute of Revenues, Rating and Valuation

 

 

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Minutes:

2.1 Janet Alexander and David Magor answered questions from Members of the Committee. 

2.2 David Magor agreed to provide the Committee with a copy of the report on virtual high streets produced by the Institute of Revenues, Rating and Valuation.


Meeting: 09/12/2015 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 4)

4 Devolution of Business Rates to Wales - Welsh Government and CBI Wales

Edwina Hart AM, Minister for Economy, Science and Transport

Chris Sutton, Chair, CBI Wales

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Minutes:

4.1 Edwina Hart AM, Minister for Economy, Science and Transport and Chris Sutton answered questions from the Members of the Committee.

 

4.2 The Minister agreed to report back to the Committee when she has met with Local Authorities to discuss their distribution of the hardship relief fund.

 

4.3 The Minister agreed to share the data that is currently collected on the assessment and collection of business rates and whether there are any plans to collect further, more accurate, information in the future.


Meeting: 01/07/2015 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 6)

6 Business Rates Policy - Information provided by the Association of Town and City Management

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Minutes:

6.2.1 The paper was noted by the Committee.


Meeting: 23/04/2015 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

3 Additional information from the Minister for Economy, Science and Transport regarding business rates following 11 March 2015 meeting

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Minutes:

3.2.1 The paper was noted by the Committee.

 


Meeting: 19/03/2015 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

3 Presentation by Gerry Holtham on Non-Domestic Rates supplied by Federation of Small Businesses

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Minutes:

3.3.1 The paper was noted by the Committee.


Meeting: 11/03/2015 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 7)

7 The British Retail Consortium (BRC) response to the administration of business rates in England (interim findings)

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7.3.1 The paper was noted by the Committee.


Meeting: 11/03/2015 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 7)

7 Written submission from the Welsh Retail Consortium

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Minutes:

7.2.1 The paper was noted by the Committee.


Meeting: 11/03/2015 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 7)

7 Letter from Jane Hutt to William Graham regarding Business Rates Policy

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Minutes:

7.1.1 The paper was noted by the Committee.


Meeting: 11/03/2015 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 3)

3 Business Rates Policy - Ministerial Scrutiny

Edwina Hart, Minister for Economy, Science and Transport

Tracey Burke, Director of Strategy, Department for Economy, Science and Transport

Chris Sutton, Chair of the Business Rates Panel

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Minutes:

3.1  The Committee scrutinised the Minister for Economy, Science and Transport.

3.2  The Minister agreed to provide information on SMEs that have benefited from and qualified for the Business Rates Scheme, for each Enterprise Zone.

3.3  The Minister agreed to provide information on examples of good practice in terms of small business rates relief in Northern Ireland and any useful data derived from this.

3.4  The Minister agreed to provide information on any economic assessments the Welsh Government has made and the benefits which have come as a result of temporary schemes, including the Enterprise zone and Murco business rates schemes.

3.5  The Minister agreed to provide details of developments in terms of business rates for self-catering properties and an executive summary of the study to which the Minister referred.


Meeting: 11/03/2015 - Enterprise and Business Committee - Fourth Assembly (Item 2)

2 Business Rates Policy - Federation of Small Businesses

Iestyn Davies, Head of External Affairs (Devolved Nations), Federation of Small Businesses

Josh Miles, Policy Advisor, Federation of Small Businesses

Supporting documents:

  • Y Briff Ymchwil

Minutes:

2.1 The Committee took evidence from Iestyn Davies and Josh Miles.


Meeting: 05/03/2013 - Plenary - Fourth Assembly (Item 3.)

Statement by the Minister for Business, Enterprise, Technology and Science: Business Rates

Decision:

The item started at 14.30


 

 

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