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Public Bill Committee: Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill: Examination of Witnesses (23 Jun 2022)

Greg Smith: ..., where house prices are so much higher. As we are looking at a Bill that essentially enables greater house building in our neighbourhood planning, can you offer a view on whether factors such as stamp duty, particularly at the punitively high rate that George Osborne imposed as Chancellor on the top end of the market, have had a disproportionate effect on movement within the housing stock...

Written Answers — Treasury: Stamp Duty Land Tax: First Time Buyers (23 Jun 2022)

Gary Sambrook: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, for what reason people buying a home for the first time under the gradual homeownership model are not subject to first-time buyers Stamp Duty relief.

Written Answers — Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Second Homes (22 Jun 2022)

Stuart Andrew: ...the adverse effect that large numbers of second homes can have on some areas. We have introduced a number of measures to help mitigate those effects, including introducing higher rates of Stamp Duty Land Tax for those purchasing additional properties My department is speaking to local authorities and other stakeholders across relevant areas to understand the effects of second home...

Written Answers — Treasury: Stamp Duty Reserve Tax: Exemptions (22 Jun 2022)

Lord Cromwell: To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to update current Stamp Duty Reserve Tax legislation to ensure that the growth market exemption can apply to regulated recognised growth markets that are not part of a recognised stock exchange.

Written Answers — Treasury: Capital Gains Tax: Self-assessment (21 Jun 2022)

Lucy Frazer: ...Gains Tax Digital Service includes the following: CGT report and pay Capital Gains on UK PropertyNo resident CGT short formPrint and post CG34Gform – Apply for a repayment of the non-UK Resident Stamp Duty Land Tax surchargeGform – for the associated register a non-resident company for Corporation Tax There are no outages detected in any of these services. We can confirm there were...

Written Answers — Treasury: Stamp Duties: Exemptions (20 Jun 2022)

Alexander Stafford: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he has made a recent assessment of the potential merits of updating the growth market exemption to remove the requirement for a recognised growth market to be a recognised stock exchange.

New Wealth Taxes — [Sir Edward Leigh in the Chair] (14 Jun 2022)

Christopher Chope: ...may lose a lot of their wealth—the income of California will drop dramatically. I want to mention a couple of examples of wealth taxes that are already in operation. One is in the context of stamp duty. The consequence of arbitrary levels of stamp duty is people being deterred from selling their houses—they choose not to incur the tax and stay in the house they are in. We need...

Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Bill: New Clause 2 - Overseas funding (13 Jun 2022)

Michelle Donelan: ...investigating it. I will update my right hon. Friend in coming days. Government amendments 3 and 4 and 6 to 10 make provision on the payment of security costs for events. The amendments place a duty on higher education providers, colleges and student unions not to pass on security costs unless in exceptional circumstances to secure freedom of speech within the law. The Government want to...

Public Bill Committee: Online Safety Bill: Clause 15 - Duties to protect content of democratic importance (7 Jun 2022)

Kim Leadbeater: ...influence their voting intentions or do them physical and psychological harm. That simply cannot be an acceptable part of political life. As I say, we are not looking for sympathy, but we have a duty to our democracy to try to stamp that out from our political discourse. Amendment 105 would not deny anybody the right to tell us firmly where we are going wrong—quite right, too—but it is...

Cost of Living: Fiscal Approach — [Derek Twigg in the Chair] (25 May 2022)

Grahame Morris: ...more than 18 million—would benefit through a proportional property tax, with the average household saving £556 every year. A proportional property tax would replace council tax, bedroom tax and stamp duty. Outside London, regional economies would benefit from an overall reduction in property taxes of £6.5 billion, which would be a substantial stimulus for communities in need of...

Written Answers — Treasury: Energy: Housing (19 May 2022)

Matthew Offord: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make it his policy to introduce an energy saving stamp duty incentive as part of the residential property conveyancing process.

Energy Security Strategy - Statement (27 Apr 2022)

Lord Oates: ...I hope the Minister will not be deterred, however, by that myopia, and will continue to urge his government colleagues to take a more creative approach to this issue, including fiscal measures such stamp duty discounts and council tax rebates for homes that improve their energy performance certificate ratings. Can the Minister also tell us when the new ECO4 regime, which he mentioned...

Affordable Housing (Devon and Cornwall) — [Stewart Hosie in the Chair] (27 Apr 2022)

Stuart Andrew: ...the view that it is only fair that owners of second homes pay their fair share towards the local services that they benefit from. It is important to re-emphasise the point about the introduction of stamp duty land tax for those purchasing additional properties, and tightening tax rules for second home owners. Large numbers of second homes should not block the path to home ownership for...

Elections Bill (27 Apr 2022)

Kemi Badenoch: ...identification has been required since 2003, following its introduction by the last Labour Government after the non-photographic model that had been in place since 1985 was deemed insufficient to stamp out fraud. A free voter card will be available for voters without suitable photographic identification and we are working closely with the Electoral Commission, which will deliver a clear...

Written Answers — Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Second Homes (25 Apr 2022)

Stuart Andrew: ...adverse effect that large numbers of second homes can have on some areas. We have already introduced a number of measures to help mitigate those effects, including introducing higher rates of Stamp Duty Land Tax for those purchasing additional properties and removing the requirement for local authorities to offer a council tax discount on second homes and enabling them to charge the...

Covid-19 Pandemic: Royal Mail Services — [Rushanara Ali in the Chair] (19 Apr 2022)

Seema Malhotra: ...who sadly died of covid last year. Royal Mail has a long and storied history dating back to 1516, roughly taking the shape that we know today in the 19th century with the introduction of the first stamp in 1840 and with the first pillar box erected in 1852. Those were important reforms, as was the setting of a duty on the postal service across our islands that Royal Mail must deliver to...

Written Ministerial Statements — Treasury: Tax exemptions for sponsorship payments under Homes for Ukraine Scheme (31 Mar 2022)

Lucy Frazer: ...taxable income will not be allowable as a tax deduction (e.g. expenses incurred by landlords in relation to the property). Application of the Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings and 15% rate of Stamp Duty Land Tax for sponsors under the Homes for Ukraine Scheme The Government intends to legislate within Finance Bill 2022-23 so that those companies that currently qualify for the existing...

National Insurance Contributions (Increase of Thresholds) Bill - Committee: Amendment 1 (30 Mar 2022)

Baroness Penn: the amendment and the point she raises has not changed in the last six days. The Government brought in immediate changes to help with the cost of living last Wednesday, such as the cut to fuel duty. However, for the threshold change, we are now just a week away from the start of the next tax year and more time is needed for employers, software developers and payroll providers to deliver...

Prime Minister: Engagements (30 Mar 2022)

Boris Johnson: ...people. We totally understand that—by the way, we are building a record number of homes in spite of all the difficulties that we have faced—and that is why we have introduced higher rates of stamp duty on second homes, removed the second home discount and are using £11.5 billion to build 180,000 affordable homes across the country. It is always the Conservatives who build affordable...

National Insurance Contributions (Increase of Thresholds) Bill: Clause 1 - Increase of primary threshold for primary Class 1 contributions (24 Mar 2022)

Lucy Frazer: ...hon. Member for Bath raised a question about landlords. We have taken steps over several years to ensure that landlords pay a fair tax contribution. In April 2016, we introduced a higher rate of stamp duty land tax for those purchasing additional properties, recognising that, although the private sector plays an important role in our housing market and people should be free to invest in...

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