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  • Alex warns the ‘localisation of business rates will destroy manufacturing in the North East’

    Alex warns the ‘localisation of business rates will destroy manufacturing in the North East’

    October 26th, 2011 | News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off on Alex warns the ‘localisation of business rates will destroy manufacturing in the North East’

    The government’s plans to incentivise councils to boost local economic growth through the localisation of business rates could severely hurt the North East’s vital manufacturing sector which contributes £7.5 billion a year to the regional economy. Speaking in Parliament on the issue, Alex noted that Business Rates from retail or commercial developments are significantly higher […]

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