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Daily Poll // Should the Church of Scientology be exempt from paying £30,000 business rates in Sunderland?

Title: Daily Poll // Should the Church of Scientology be exempt from paying £30,000 business rates in Sunderland?
Date: Saturday, 23 October 2010
Publisher: Sunderland Echo (UK)
Main source: sunderlandecho.com

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Should the Church of Scientology be exempt from paying £30,000 business rates in Sunderland? CIVIC chiefs have been criticised for exempting a controversial organisation from paying more than £30,000 in business rates. Sunderland City Council has granted 100 per cent relief to the international Church of Scientology for its centre in Fawcett Street and backdated it to the application date in 2006. However, the decision has been questioned in the corridors of power and on the streets of Wearside, because the ... [Read the rest at sunderlandecho.com]