Issue details

Herefordshire's application to be a business rate pool pilot for 2018/19

To approve Herefordshire Council’s application to be a pilot area for 100% business rate retention in 2018/19 in a pooling arrangement with Shropshire Council and Telford and Wrekin Council.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/10/2017

This decision will be taken under urgency procedures.

Reason for urgency:
Exemption from call in reasoning - to allow Cabinet to approve the application to be a member of a business rate pilot pool with LEP partners in advance of the deadline set by central government, a further report will be provided if the application is successful.

Decision due: 26 October 2017 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet member finance, housing and ICT

Lead director: Director for economy, communities and corporate (Historic)

Department: Economy, communities and corporate (Historic)

Contact: Josie Rushgrove, Head of corporate finance Email: Tel: 01432 261867.


Agenda items


  • Herefordshire's application to be a business rate poole pilot for 2018/19