Taxpayers will not foot the bill for British Steel business rate cut
Tax-payers in North Lincolnshire will not have to bear the brunt of a £360,000-plus cut in business rates for British Steel in Scunthorpe next April.
Council leader Baroness Liz Redfern gave the assurance in giving her support to the latest boost for the town's main industry.
Cllr Redfern said: "This is a very welcome boost to Scunthorpe. British Steel will see a huge difference in their business rates bill over coming years, which will ultimately save them money each year.
"We have been campaigning very hard to support British Steel in Scunthorpe. It is the heart of the town and... read more
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