This petition was submitted during the 2017–2019 Conservative government

Petition Nurseries exempt from business rates to help the childcare sector to survive!!

Department for Education (DfE) urging councils to make childcare settings exempt from business rates. Wales is following in the footsteps of Scotland by making nurseries exempt from paying business rates and now nurseries in England are putting pressure on Westminster to do the same.

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All nurseries in England are being urged to sign this petition to trigger a debate in Parliament over the issue.
After owning nurseries for 29 years I have never experienced such damaging times. We need help before lots more are forced to close down

This petition closed early because of a General Election Find out more on the Petitions Committee website

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