VALUATION TRIBUNAL REORGANISATION
In September 2008, Welsh Assembly Government issued a Consultation Paper that proposed the replacement of the four regionally based Valuation Tribunals with a single Valuation Tribunal for Wales.
Various organisations, including the Governing Council of the Valuation Tribunal Service for Wales, opposed the proposed changes. The Governing Council’s objections to the proposed reorganisation included:
Please follow this link to download the Governing Council’s full response Consultation Paper Response
The majority of responses supported the retention of the existing structure, however the Minister has decided to proceed with the establishment of a single Valuation Tribunal for Wales but has taken measures to preserve a regional structure within the Tribunal. The Tribunal membership will elect a single President to head the all Wales Tribunal. The Governing Council will comprise the President, a representative from each of the four regions (based on the geographical areas covered by the current Tribunals) and a Welsh Assembly Government appointee.
Please follow this link to view the Minister’s decision Minister's Decision