Tuesday, December 7, 2021

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Select committee presses for business rates reform to save high streets

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Parliamentary commissioners have called for “green taxes” on online retailers and reduced business rates for high-street shops in a bid to “level the playing-field” of the market. One international real estate firm has welcomed the release of recommendations from parliament’s Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee which have implored government to take steps to ease the pressure on high-street businesses. A...

Seaside Select Committee to hold first meeting

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The Regenerating Seaside Towns and Communities Select Committee has named its chair and members ahead of their first private meeting in the Palace of Westminster on June 5. Lord Bassam of Brighton has been appointed as Chair, with Lord Cashman, Lord Grade of Yarmouth, Lord Knight of Weymouth, Bishop of Lincoln, Lord Lucas, Lord McNally, Lord Mawson, Lord Shutt of Greetland,...

House of Lords announce Select Committee on seaside towns

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The House of Lords has announced a Select Committee on Regenerating Seaside Towns and Communities. The committee states that since the growth of cheaper foreign holidays, many sea- side towns, which grew as holiday destinations in the 19th and 20th centuries, have fallen into disrepair with poor housing and transient populations. It outlined a broad inquiry in to the challenges...