The Board considered a report from the Strategic Director – Enterprise, Community and Resources, which presented two applications for discretionary non-domestic rate relief, under Section 47 of the Local Government Finance Act 1988.
The report outlined details of the applications from NMO Spectrum UK and the Cathie Stankevitch Foundation, in respect of their premises. Appended to the report was the potential annual cost to the Council of granting discretionary rate relief to each organisation.
1) the request for 15% discretionary rate relief from NMO Spectrum UK in respect of premises at D1, 1st Floor Centre Point, Victoria Square, Widnes, from 1 January 2022, be approved; and
2) the request for 15% discretionary rate relief from the Cathie Stankevitch Foundation in respect of premises at Unit 2, Ditton Court, Widnes, from 17 June 2021, be approved.