Written Question on Council Tax: Dorset

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Date Title Questioner
31 Oct 2018, 4:08 p.m. Christopher Chope (Conservative - Christchurch) Christopher Chope (Conservative - Christchurch)

Question to the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government:

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answers of 25 October 2018 to Questions 182083 and 182084, on Council Tax: Dorset, whether he plans to consult on the draft secondary legislation providing for harmonisation that he referred to in those Answers; and whether exemplifications of the different methods of calculating average made council tax is planned to be made available to facilitate public understanding.

Answered by Rishi Sunak - Chancellor of the Exchequer

As I explained in my answer of 22 October to the Hon Member's Question UIN 180627, it is now open to the shadow Dorset Council and the shadow Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council, the membership of which includes the areas' elected representatives, to comment on the approach to council tax harmonisation which we are minded to adopt. Having regard to any comments we receive, we will decide the approach to council tax harmonisation to be adopted, and make any legislation necessary for its implementation which will be accompanied by such an Explanatory Memorandum as Parliamentary procedures require.

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