Call for country houses to get tax breaks

 The Historic Houses Association have highlighted that there is an estimated backlog of repairs totalling £390m.  In recognition of local and sometimes national importance of these houses and their role in stimulating local economic activity, Edward Harley, president of the HHA has urged politicians to provide sympathetic tax breaks and also to allow those house with significiant public benefit to be allowed to apply for lottery funds.

Full story: ‘Country house owners ‘need tax breaks and lottery funds’‘ [Daily Telegraph]

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About Matthew Beckett - The Country Seat

An amateur architectural historian with a particular love of UK country houses in all their many varied and beautiful forms.
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