Election casts doubt on 100% retention plan

By Mark Conrad | 19 April 2017

Plans to roll out 100% business rates retention from April 2019 have been thrown into the air by the calling of the General Election.

Councils will have to wait to discover whether the reform of local government finance will be ready to go live from 2019/20 after the General Election disrupted the smooth passage of the Local Government Finance Bill.

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