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30 April 2009 | Quarrying

THE Chancellor of the Exchequer’s decision not to provide any immediate relief to the beleaguered construction materials sector in last week’s Budget has been greeted with disappointment by the...

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09 April 2009 | Quarrying

THE Mineral Products Association (MPA) has called on the Government to freeze the rate of the aggregates levy and not to implement the planned 2009/10 increases, in light of the dire market...

08 January 2009 | Quarrying

THE British Aggregates Association (BAA) says it is hopeful that the Aggregates Levy will be scrapped following the recent decision by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) to order a review into...

19 March 2008 | Quarrying

THE Quarry Products Association has branded the Chancellor’s decision to index link the aggregates levy in 2009 as environmentally and economically perverse, pointing out that next year’s 5p rise...

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13 March 2008 | Quarrying

Already reeling from a hike in the aggregates levy from £1.60 to £1.95 from April this year, quarry firms can now also prepare themselves for a further 5p rise from April 2009, the Chancellor...

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13 March 2008 | Quarrying

AS widely expected, the Budget 2008 confirmed a 35p (22%) increase in the rate of the aggregates levy from £1.60 to £1.95 per tonne from 1 April 2008, with a further rise to £2.00 per tonne from 1...

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29 February 2008 | Quarrying

With a rise in the aggregates levy only around a month away, Quarry Products Association (QPA) economics director Jerry McLaughlin takes a look at the justification for the hike and finds...

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01 January 2007 | Quarrying

THE Chancellor’s Pre-Budget Report last month shed little light on the long-term future of the aggregates levy, but did at least put to rest fears of a removal of the Aggregates Levy...

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01 October 2006 | Quarrying

ON 13 September the European Court of First Instance (CFI) dismissed the British Aggregates Association’s long-standing legal challenge to the aggregates levy under state aid rules.

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01 September 2006 | Quarrying

THE European Court of First Instance (CFI) is to announce its verdict on the British Aggregates Association’s legal challenge to the aggregates levy in Brussels on Wednesday 13 September 2006.

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01 September 2006 | Quarrying

The European Court of First Instance (CFI) yesterday dismissed the British Aggregate Association’s case against the aggregates levy.

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01 April 2006 | Quarrying

ACTING on advice from leading European and competition law firm Herbert Smith, the British Aggregates Association is advising its members to lodge claims for repayment of the aggregates levy they...

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01 January 2006 | Quarrying

LAST month’s Pre-Budget Report (PBR) called upon the aggregates industry to continue to present evidence to government while the aggregates levy remains frozen for another year.

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01 July 2005 | Quarrying

ON 1 July 2005 a new simplified option was introduced for firms wishing to claim an aggregates levy discount if water is added to sand, gravel or rock to clean unwanted dust, clay or mud from...

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01 April 2005 | Quarrying

IN last month’s Budget the Chancellor ignored increasing calls for the abolition of the aggregates levy and instead opted to freeze the tax at the same rate as last year (£1.60 per tonne), despite...

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