Decision Maker: Managing Director
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
To amend the current policy for retail
discount as approved by Cabinet in March 2019.
The scheme has been revised in response to government guidance issued on 25 March 2020.
The local scheme adopted in this policy directly reflects this.
Section 47 of the Local Government and Finance
Act 1988 provides local authorities to use their discretionary
powers to provide grant relief.
A local scheme is therefore required to do so.
This would normally be a decision taken by Council. In the current coronavirus epidemic, there are no Council meetings planned. As this is change, to give financial assistance to businesses suffering from the results of the virus lockdown.
None. This policy has to be approved to be
able to apply the government’s guidance in response to CV-19
Expanded Retail Discount
Publication date: 21/11/2022
Date of decision: 31/03/2020