P-05-967 Welsh Government to amend its NDR relief policy to help keep Debenhams stores open in Wales

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P-05-967 Welsh Government to amend its NDR relief policy to help keep Debenhams stores open in Wales

 

This petition was submitted by Peter Black having collected a total of 5,790 signatures.

 

Text of Petition                      

The Welsh Government has adopted different NDR Relief policies to England for the retail sector, excluding the small proportion of properties with a rateable value of over £500,000. With Debenhams already in financial trouble this threatens the viability of all their Welsh stores and the future of up to 900 staff. If these stores close it will have a disastrous impact on shopping centres where they are situated, reducing footfall for other retail outlets.

 

Additional Information

https://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/debenhams-coronavirus-wales-stores-closed-18147574

 

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Assembly Constituency and Region

  • Swansea East
  • South Wales West

 

Further information

 

Business type: Petition

Reason considered: Assembly Business;

Status: For consideration

First published: 16/06/2020

 

 

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