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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5W-09645: Margaret Mitchell (Central Scotland)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 9 June 2017

To ask the Scottish Government how many firms in the (a) North Lanarkshire, (b) South Lanarkshire and (c) Falkirk local authority area are liable for the large business rates supplement.

Answered by: Derek Mackay 13 June 2017

The estimated number of properties liable for the large business supplement in 2017-18, by local authority area, is shown in the following table:

Local authority area*

Estimated number of properties liable for the large business supplement in 2017-18

Falkirk

496

North Lanarkshire

1,045

South Lanarkshire

1,046

* Falkirk Council collects non-domestic rates at a national level in respect of certain docks and harbours, as does South Lanarkshire Council in respect of certain electricity utilities, under the statutory ‘designated assessor’ arrangements.