Rishi Sunak – 2018 Comments on Plant Nurseries Being Exempt from Business Rates

The comments made by Rishi Sunak, the then Local Government Minister, on 23 May 2018.

Plant nurseries are an essential part of the rural economy and it is vital they are protected.

This legislation will put a stop to this unreasonable burden on businesses and will help maintain a productive, competitive and sustainable agricultural sector.