Completed petition Petition To Protect Our High Street

We, the undersigned, believe that the Welsh Government’s transitional rate-relief relief scheme is inadequate to meet the needs of businesses affected by the most recent re-valuation of premises and call on the Welsh Government to develop a package of permanent rate-relief measures to alleviate the financial pressure on small businesses.

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​Many small businesses in Wales will face closure as a result of higher business rates due to mandatory revaluation.

Enhanced Small Business Rate Relief will be available in England from April 2017 – lowering rates and mitigating the impact of revaluation.

We are calling on the Welsh Government to make this relief available to businesses in Wales to protect our High Street. 

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