Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland. – in the House of Commons on 10th March 1925.
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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the receipts to date this year in respect of Stamp Duty on the transfer of dwelling-houses?
The net receipt of Stamp Duty on conveyances of land and houses in the 11 months ended 28th February, 1925, is, approximately, £2,800,000. No division of this total can be made as between dwelling-houses and other classes of property.
also asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the receipts to date this year in respect of the Stamp Duty on cheques?
The Let receipt of Stamp Duty from cheques in the 11 months ended 28th February, 1925, is approximately T3,250,000.
Will the right hon. Gentleman consider the advisability of reducing this duty, in order to economise in currency?
I cannot be expected to answer that in advance of the introduction of the Budget.
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