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Annual DDR approvals and Process report

22/01/2020 - Discretionary Rate Relief Awards 2020-2022

Resolved:  (i)      That the new applications for Discretionary Rate Relief set out in Annex B to the report be approved (Option 1).


Reason:     To provide a transparent process for awarding DRR.


(ii)      That the new and existing awards be granted in perpetuity and the administration of the scheme be changed as set out in paragraphs 16-19 of the report (Option 3).


Reason:     To provide a more appropriate process, in line with other forms of business rates relief and with reactive timescales, avoiding unnecessary administrative costs.


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