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Rating (Property in Common Occupation) and Council Tax (Empty Dwellings) Bill 2017-19

Type of Bill:
Government Bill
Sponsors:
Sajid Javid
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Commons

  1. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

Last event

  • 1st reading: House of Commons 1st reading: House of Commons | 19.07.2018

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 255 2017-19 - Lords Amendments | PDF version, 88KB 19.07.2018

Latest news on the Rating (Property in Common Occupation) and Council Tax (Empty Dwellings) Bill 2017-19

Final amendments were made to the Bill during the third reading on 18 July.

The Bill will now go to the Commons for consideration of Lords amendments.



 

Summary of the Rating (Property in Common Occupation) and Council Tax (Empty Dwellings) Bill 2017-19

A Bill to make provision, where two or more hereditaments occupied or owned by the same person meet certain conditions as to contiguity, for those hereditaments to be treated for the purposes of non-domestic rating as one hereditament; and to increase the percentage by which a billing authority in England may increase the council tax payable in respect of a long-term empty dwelling.

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