Dear Bedford Borough Council,
Please provide a complete list of business addresses and their
occupiers with rateable
values between £2,000 and £12,000 that
are NOT in receipt of small business rate relief.
Please also list their property
description, actual liability (i.e. rates payable), what
date they are liable from and indicate if the account is live or
Please can you ensure this information is accurate and up to date.
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Information Act 2000 / Environmental Information Regulations 2004.
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PA to Andy Watkins
Assistant Chief Executive & Chief Finance Officer
Bedford Borough Council
Executive Suite - 3rd Floor
Bedford MK42 9AP
Ext. 47241 Direct Dial: (01234) 718241 Fax: (01234) 718205
Email: [email address]
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