Stinging criticism over ministry's double rates error

By Dan Peters | 16 September 2019

Labour has launched a scathing attack as the Government continues to drag its heels over resolving repeated errors in the business rates formula.

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) wrote to all business rate pilot authorities in May asking them to contact it by June 21 if they believed they were entitled to ‘special payments’ following an error by officials.

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