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Spotlight on town centre business rates

What happens to local authority business rates income when out-of-town retail parks compete with town centres? This evidence of out-of-town impact was missing, so we undertook the analysis using Valuation Office Agency data, and our own nationally consistent town centre boundaries originally developed for DCLG. The study period 2005-2010 examined the impact of steep recession, during which...
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