Decision details

RULE 16 - Appendix 1 to the Discretionary Rate Relief Policy (WL)

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Economic Development and Resources

Decision status: Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


To agree the proposal relating to the Discretionary Rate Relief Policy.  This gives guidance to officers administering claims for discretionary rate relief under discretionary powers provided by the Local Government Finance Act 1988.


The Cabinet Member agrees to approve the proposal relating to these reliefs in the attached Appendix I.

Reasons for the decision:

The Government has introduced the Covid Additional Relief Fund to assist those businesses that have been, and continue to be, affected by the pandemic but are ineligible for existing support linked to business rates. This appendix allows for payments of that fund to be made on eligible accounts as set out in this policy.

Alternative options considered:


Publication date: 16/06/2022

Date of decision: 16/06/2022

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