Forward plan

Urgency Notice - National Non-Domestic Rates: discretionary rate relief Covid 19 response (ED)  (17/04/2020 to 31/07/2020)

Plan description

Notice of urgent key decision to be taken by Chief Executive under emergency delegated powers

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No. Item


National Non Domestic Rates: To approve discretionary rate relief schemes for 2020/21

Decision maker:  Chief Executive

Decision:   30 Mar 2020

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 30/03/2020

This decision will be taken under urgency procedures.

Reason for urgency:
The creation of the schemes in this report is urgent in providing rate reduction and grants to businesses in the borough. The response to the Covid-19 pandemic requires urgent support is provided to businesses.
This decision is a key decision and any delay in implementing it would seriously prejudice the Council’s or the Public Interest within the meaning of Standing Order 14. The provision for call-in of key decisions under Standing Order 14 shall therefore not apply to this decision.