William Cash, the UKIP Heritage and Tourism Spokesperson gets his own section of the manifesto to discuss plans for the industry with a focus on three key elements, most note worthy 'abolish DCMS'
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The following are some points noted post a recent a fact finding meeting held with the Valuation Office Agency in Wrexham to discuss the forthcoming rate revaluation. The VOA is preparing to update the rateable value of all business properties. The VOA met with the WTA and the Welsh Self Catering Agents.
From April the Valuation Office Agency (VOA) will be issuing forms asking for information about your property and business. They will then be using that information to review the rateable values of all non-domestic properties. Local councils then use the rateable values to determine the business rates you pay. Read More
New Entertainment Licensing regulation came into force on 06 April 2015. Businesses, organisations and individuals who want to provide types of entertainment may require a licence or other authorisation from a licensing authority - a local council. Read More
The Lib Dems have a tourism section in their manifesto: Tourism and heritage collectively make up as much as 9% of our economy, and yet these industries do not have the status they deserve in government or in wider society. We will work to make sure the British tourism industry is able to compete with other major world destinations and be a key generator of growth in the UK economy. Read More