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Working People’s Finances: Government Policy (21 Sep 2021)

Alan Brown: On the previous intervention about there being a limited amount of money that can only go so far, did the £1.6 billion allocated for a nil rate stamp duty on houses worth up to £500,000 help the poorest, the richest, or a combination of the richest and the housebuilders’ profits?

Universal Credit and Working Tax Credits (15 Sep 2021)

Bridget Phillipson: ...their jobs. And today we are debating cutting universal credit. Again and again, this Government look first to working people, rather than looking across the piece at our tax system. There was a stamp duty holiday for buy-to-let landlords and second home owners, but they have taken £1,000 a year out of the incomes of working people who are doing all that is asked of them. The most recent...

Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill - Second Reading (14 Sep 2021)

Baroness Bryan of Partick: ...many long-held rights with threats of substantial fines or lengthy jail sentences? One suspects this is an exercise in political power. As the Government have a majority, they will exercise it to stamp their mark on society. Bad laws lead to a lack of respect for law. Placing conditions on people organising protests that cannot be measured or assessed in advance must be intended to...

Health and Social Care Levy Bill: Clause 1 - Health and social care levy (14 Sep 2021)

Jesse Norman: ...dedicated to the idea of arguing for a wealth tax, acknowledged that the UK is on par with G7 countries as regards a wealth tax. Under a more inclusive definition—one that includes, for example, stamp duty land tax—the UK is near the top of the G7 countries in terms of a wealth tax. My right hon. Friend the Member for Wokingham talked about hypothecation; I perfectly understand that....

Health and Social Care Levy Bill (14 Sep 2021)

Geraint Davies: ..., we could have a larger tax footprint, which would be fairer. Obviously companies such as Amazon should pay more and there should be a transactions tax. Landlords have made capital gains through stamp duty holidays and with interest rates at low levels, and we should also look at a carbon border tax at a time when China is producing more emissions than the United States and the EU...

Written Answers — Treasury: Stamp Duties (10 Sep 2021)

Chris Grayling: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the total revenue from stamp duty has been in each of the last three financial years.

Written Answers — Treasury: Stamp Duty Land Tax: Greater London (10 Sep 2021)

Marsha de Cordova: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of increasing the allowance for stamp duty tax relief for those living in London, in the context of higher average house prices in that city.

Public Bill Committee: Building Safety Bill: Examination of Witnesses (9 Sep 2021)

...£15 billion, and developments have made £2 billion since the catastrophic events at Grenfell. Government have supported them through the Help to Buy scheme and through instantly having a stamp duty land tax relief, and there is a mortgage guarantee scheme for first-time buyers that is open to everyone. The figure that always bothers me more than anything is the amount of money that the...

Written Answers — Treasury: Stamp Duty Land Tax (9 Sep 2021)

Dan Carden: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will take steps to provide support for property buyers who agreed sales ahead of the end of the stamp duty freeze and who will not complete sales until after the end of that freeze due to waiting for the completion of building surveys.

Health and Social Care Levy (8 Sep 2021)

Mike Wood: ...those who earn more pay more. I think the shadow Chancellor suggested that this could be funded by charges on the sale of land, property and shares, but the truth is that combined revenues from all stamp duties on land, property and shares comes to about £15 billion, which is nothing like enough to pay for what is needed. So national insurance is the fairest option. Gordon Brown was...

Prime Minister: Engagements (8 Sep 2021)

Keir Starmer: ..., took £8 billion out of social care before the pandemic, and then wasted billions of pounds of taxpayers’ money on dodgy contracts, vanity projects and giveaways to their mates. They cut stamp duty on second home owners, gave super tax deductions for the biggest companies and now they are telling millions of working people that they must cough up more tax. Is this not the same old Tory...

Affordable Housing in the South-West (7 Sep 2021)

Christopher Pincher: ...at the full rate. That means that the owners of those properties will be paying 100% council tax, contributing fully to their local communities. In 2016, the Government introduced higher rates of stamp duty land tax for those purchasing additional properties at three percentage points above the current rate, which are part of the Government’s commitment to support first-time buyers. I am...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Housing: Sales (6 Sep 2021)

Christopher Pincher: ...effect that large numbers of second homes can have on some areas, and that is why we have introduced a series of measures to help mitigate those effects, including introducing higher rates of stamp duty for purchases of additional properties, such as second homes. We are committed to supporting first time buyers, and ensuring that enough homes are built in the places where people and...

Written Answers — Treasury: Stamp Duty Land Tax (3 Aug 2021)

Lord Taylor of Warwick: To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have, if any, to extend the stamp duty holiday; and if they do have such plans, what assessment they have made of the impact of an extension on the benefits to local economies.

Written Answers — Treasury: Stamp Duty Land Tax (26 Jul 2021)

Chris Grayling: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the impact of the stamp duty holiday on revenues from stamp duty.

Summer Adjournment (22 Jul 2021)

Meg Hillier: ...feel that I should remind the House—of the very real housing challenge that so many of my constituents are facing. We have a Government who are fuelling demand for housing through things such as stamp duty holidays, but who are doing nowhere near enough to increase supply. There are far too many people in my borough living in seriously overcrowded conditions. I have visited many in...

Building Safety Bill (21 Jul 2021)

Geraint Davies: .... People’s lives have been blighted, their finances have been torpedoed, their mental health is in tatters and it is completely unnecessary. The Government subsidised second-home purchasers with stamp duty in England to a total of something like £5 billion. That was completely unnecessary, because interest rates actually went down during covid and there was no need to prop up the...

Prime Minister: Engagements (21 Jul 2021)

Boris Johnson: My hon. Friend is a massively effective advocate for the people of North Devon. She has made these points to me before, and I know that she is right. As she knows, we have put higher rates of stamp duty on the buying of additional property, such as second homes, but we also have to make sure that young people growing up around our country—contrary to the instincts of the previous Labour...

Written Ministerial Statements — Treasury: Finance Bill 2021-22: draft legislation and tax documents (20 Jul 2021)

Jesse Norman: ...legislation and associated documents, further to previous announcements, including at Budget or in Tax Policies and Consultations (CP 404, published on 23 March 2021): Sanctions to tackle tobacco duty evasion: The Government is publishing a summary of responses to the consultation on ‘sanctions to tackle tobacco duty evasion’ alongside draft legislation. Respondents to the...

Skills and Post-16 Education Bill [HL] - Committee (3rd Day): Amendment 76 (19 Jul 2021)

Lord Adonis: ...money then supposed to be volunteered under a scheme, which is very haphazard, and go to the Treasury or a designated public authority. That was a fatal flaw in the design of the levy. It is like stamp duty being given to estate agencies, which have to pay the money to the Treasury only after they have paid all their expenses, paid into every imaginary marketing scheme that they can think...


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