you can do
The Northern Ireland
Fair Rates Campaign is a non-party political campaign group. We are seeking
a fairer rates system for Northern Ireland. We will work with any group
and all parties who support our campaign objectives.
You can contact your
local Councillors, MLAs and MPs and ask them whether they support or oppose
the proposed rating system. The more people who contact their political
representatives, the greater effect this will have. You should also impress
upon them the necessity for one voice in representing Northern Ireland
on the rates issue. This has been done before, for example, after the
BSE and Foot and Mouth crises in Northern Ireland.
Who are my political
representatives? Link to the websites on the right for your council and
your local communities to gather signatures using the petition
form as posted on our website (download and print off as many copies
as you can get signed). Return your petitions to the address shown on
the petition as soon as possible.
and print the Campaign’s poster in the same way and put them anywhere
they are likely to impact on the public, even if it's your own front
for a review of your valuation if you feel your property has been incorrectly
There have been cases where semi-detached properties were valued as detached
and vice versa.
to see if your valuation compares fairly with others in your local area.
The deadline for seeking a revaluation is six months from receipt of your
notification from the Valuation and Lands Agency.
Note that valuations carried out on review, will be subjected to a reduction
in value to reflect the percentage increase in house prices since January
that those who do not have access to this website are aware of what is required
to further this campaign.