The Non-Domestic Rating (Public Lavatories) Bill has just passed through the Reports Stage in the House of Lords and now moves on to the Third Reading to consider any amendments and to ‘tidy up’ the Bill prior to it receiving Royal Assent. We will keep you updated on any news as it becomes available.
The Bill to provide 100% mandatory relief from business rates for public lavatories in England and Wales has been passed by the House of Commons. The Bill still needs to be approved by the House of Lords but, If passed in its current form, the relief will be backdated to 1st April 2020. The relief
The second reading of the Non-Domestic (Public Lavatories) Bill had its second reading in the House of Commons on 16th July. The Bill seeks to provide 100% business rates relief for standalone public toilets in England and Wales. As the law stands now all public lavatories are liable to pay non-domestic business rates unless they