Business Rates Relief for Pubs

Request:

“I would like to submit an FOI request regarding the Business Rates Relief for pubs announced in the March 2017 Budget, of £1000 for pubs with a rateable value under £100,000.

https://www.gov.uk/apply-for-business-rate-relief/pubs

Regarding the Scheme, I would like to know:

(a) Whether your council has already begun distributing to local pubs the funding made available for 2017-18 as part of the Scheme?

 

(b) If the answer to (a) is yes, how much (in £s) has already been allocated to local pubs?

 

(c) If the answer to (a) is yes, what are the names of the pubs that have received relief?

 

(d) If the answer to (a) is no, why not? ”

 

Response:

Please note that Devon County Council is not responsible for Business Rates and, therefore, does not hold the information requested.  Business Rates is a function provided by District and Unitary councils in Devon.  Please contact them directly using the information on the links provided to obtain this information.