Treasury hits back at 'scaremongering' over business rate changes

Chief secretary to the Treasury, David Gauke, says most businesses will see no change to their rates as government comes under pressure to scrap plans

The Treasury has hit back at “scaremongering” about its changes to business rates as the government comes under pressure from companies to scrap its plans at the budget.

David Gauke, the chief secretary to the Treasury, insisted that the vast majority of business will see no change or a fall in their rates, while a quarter will see their bills rise.

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From The Guardian
Treasury hits back at ‘scaremongering’ over business rate changes