Regional and local government


  1. Check your Council Tax band

    Find out the Council Tax band for a property in England, Scotland or Wales by looking up the property's postcode online

  2. Council Tax

    Your Council Tax bill - how to work it out, who has to pay, discounts and exemptions for students and disabled people, second homes, empty properties, paying the bill

  3. Find and check your business rates valuation

    How to check the rateable value of your business property - compare it with other properties, request changes to your valuation and challenge the business rates you've been charged

  4. Pay your Council Tax

    Pay Council Tax online or by other methods, like direct debit to your local council

  5. Send your rent, lease or ownership details to the Valuation Office Agency

    Use this service to send your lease and rent details to the Valuation Office Agency if you've been contacted by them

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Guidance and regulation

  1. How to check and challenge your rateable value
  2. How domestic properties are assessed for Council Tax bands
  3. Start paying Council Tax
  4. Military low flying: RAF operational low flying training timetable
  5. How non-domestic (business) properties are valued
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News and communications

  1. Bradley confirms £300 million to secure Peace Funding for Northern Ireland
  2. Local government workers to receive increased pensions protections
  3. Japan opens market to British lamb and beef
  4. LGA Finance Conference 2019: keynote speech
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Research and statistics

  1. Local Family Offer pilot: evaluation of phase 1
  2. Waiting time statistics: cancer waiting times (July to September 2018)
  3. Security Situation Statistics for Northern Ireland, period ending 31 December 2018
  4. Police recorded injury road traffic collisions and casualties Northern Ireland monthly report to 31 October 2018
  5. Northern Ireland planning statistics 2018/19 second quarterly statistical bulletin
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Local Government Pension Scheme: Fair Deal – strengthening pension protection
  2. Local government pension scheme: technical amendments to benefits
  3. Winter Pressures Grant allocations for 2019 to 2020
  4. Provisional local government finance settlement 2019 to 2020: draft equality statement
  5. Draft local government finance report 2019 to 2020
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. NIO People Survey Results 2018
  2. Traffic Commissioners: annual report 2017 to 2018
  3. NIO transparancy data on GPC and spending over £25,000
  4. Northern Ireland Office: Business Appointment Rules advice for July - September 2018
  5. NIO Minisiterial Quarterly Returns July-Sept 2018
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  1. Defence Infrastructure Organisation
  2. Marine Accident Investigation Branch
  3. Innovate UK
  4. Defence Equipment and Support
  5. Social Security Advisory Committee
  6. Veterans Advisory and Pensions Committees
  7. Committee on Radioactive Waste Management
  8. Forestry Commission
  9. Low Pay Commission
  10. National Probation Service
  11. Environment Agency
  12. High Speed Two (HS2) Limited
  13. Highways England
  14. Rail Accident Investigation Branch
  15. UK Hydrographic Office
  16. Biometrics Commissioner
  17. HM Prison Service
  18. Single Source Regulations Office
  19. Air Accidents Investigation Branch
  20. British Cattle Movement Service
  21. British Hallmarking Council
  22. Competition and Markets Authority
  23. Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee
  24. Forensic Science Regulator
  25. Industrial Injuries Advisory Council
  26. HM Land Registry
  27. Office of the Regulator of Community Interest Companies
  28. Ofqual
  29. Ofsted
  30. Youth Justice Board for England and Wales