Motion: Rate Reform

Council - 5th February 2019

To consider the following motion to which due notice has been given:

“Acknowledges the importance of and contribution to the economy made by our town centres; Reaffirms our commitment to develop and support town centre businesses, both with direct engagement and with general town centre activities to aid footfall. Recognises the need for rate reform and, in doing so, backs the call from Retail NI for “radical change” in relation to town centres”.

Proposed by: Councillor Irvine, seconded by Councillor Baird and supported by Councillors Armstrong, Warrington and Wilson.