Expanded Retail Discount

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Dear Barrow in Furness Borough Council,

REQUEST FOR INFORMATION UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000.

In accordance with the provisions specified within the above Act I hereby request the following information.
Required Information; - A list of all hereditaments where you have granted EXPANDED RETAIL DISCOUNT for the 2020/21 rate year.
This request relates to business rates but please only refer us to data available for download on your website if it contains the requested EXPANDED RETAIL DISCOUNT data.
• Property Reference Number (also known as Billing Authority Reference Number) of the property on which the charge is made. This is not the Rate Demand or Account Number.
• Current Rateable Value
• Account holder name
• Property address
• The billing address (where different to the property address)

Please provide the information in an electronic, spreadsheet format ideally excel. The Act requires that a response be provided within a period of 20 working days from the date hereof.

This request for information falls within the parameters of the Act but if you require clarification on any of the points above or should you wish to discuss this further then please do not hesitate to contact me. The requested information passes all required public interest tests and other requirements and is not exempt from disclosure.

Yours sincerely

Richard Roberts

Barrow-in-Furness Borough Council, Barrow in Furness Borough Council

Please be aware that due to COVID-19, like other staff, I am involved in
providing essential services during this unprecedented national situation.
During this period we are experiencing significant pressures and need to
prioritise services for the most vulnerable in our communities; as such it
may take longer for me to respond to any enquiries. Any email enquiries
will be prioritised and the most urgent dealt with quickly.

 

You can access most Barrow Borough Council services online at
[1]https://www.barrowbc.gov.uk/.

 

If you require business support please refer to
[2]https://www.businesssupport.gov.uk/

 

 Please note there may be understandable delays in responding to Freedom
of Information requests during the pandemic.

 

Hopefully we will be able to return to business as usual as soon as
possible. Thank you for your patience and understanding at this time and
stay safe.

 

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2. https://www.businesssupport.gov.uk/

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Yours faithfully


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