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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-11292: Dean Lockhart (Mid Scotland and Fife)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 13 September 2017

To ask the Scottish Government, further to the finance secretary’s statement on the Barclay Review of Non-domestic Rates on 12 September 2017 (Official Report, c.49), whether the additional cap of 12.5% is cumulative, resulting in a 23.4% cap for 2018, or whether the cap will remain at 12.5% next year.

Answered by: Derek Mackay 22 September 2017

There will be an additional 12.5 per cent real-terms cap on increases from 2017-18 to 2018-19 in rates bills for eligible properties .