Results 141–160 of 5000 for stamp duty

Business of the House (15 Oct 2020)

Felicity Buchan: People throughout the country are benefiting from this Government’s stamp duty holiday. However, given the high property prices in central London, many of my constituents are not benefiting. Does my right hon. Friend agree that we need a fundamental review of stamp duty, because ultimately it is a tax on social mobility?

Covid-19 Economic Support Package (14 Oct 2020)

...loan schemes, business grants and tax cuts; further welcomes the pledge to protect, create and support jobs through measures in the £30 billion Plan for Jobs such as Eat Out to Help Out, VAT and stamp duty cuts and the £2 billion Kickstart Scheme; acknowledges the further support for jobs with increased cash grants and the expanded Job Support Scheme to support those businesses legally...

Charitable Incorporated Organisations (Insolvency and Dissolution) (Amendment) (No.2) Regulations 2020 - Motion to Approve (9 Oct 2020)

Lord Kirkhope of Harrogate: ...path for the receipt of public grants and donations to pursue their core charitable aims, together with eligibility for gift aid on donations. Add to those rate relief on premises, avoidance of stamp duty land tax on property transactions and free software, et cetera, and it is clear that being a CIO has many advantages that help to power such organisations. The only downside, if you can...

Planning and House Building (8 Oct 2020)

Siobhain McDonagh: ...alone. Let us get some money out there and get those homes back into use. No. 5: How can it be right that one in 10 adults owns a second home while four in 10 do not own their first? Even the stamp duty holiday is exacerbating that difference. It is not a sustainable future for our country or our democracy. No. 6: we must deal with land bankers. In 2019, the FTSE 100 house building...

Private International Law (Implementation of Agreements) Bill [Lords]: Text of the 2007 Lugano Convention (6 Oct 2020)

David Lammy: ...to wear my blue tie this afternoon—arguing for law as we have traditionally had it. I look forward to the radical speech that will follow from the Minister. As Members of Parliament, we have a duty to exercise extreme caution when considering measures that change our constitution, particularly at times when the Executive are empowered and Parliament is weakened. As we have seen in recent...

Scottish Parliament: United Kingdom Budget Delay (6 Oct 2020)

Kate Forbes: ...relative performance of our tax is critical to our overall spending envelope. I presume that, for the land and buildings transaction tax, we will have to react to what the UK Government does with stamp duty land tax when it sets its budget. On non-domestic rates, we will be unable to avoid the reverse cliff edge that involves the 100 per cent relief that has been provided to retail,...

Non-Domestic Rating (Lists) (No. 2) Bill (30 Sep 2020)

Tim Farron: ...6 million a year to subsidise very wealthy people who can afford to have a second home. If we add that to the Government’s unintentional, but nevertheless given bung of £10,000 each through the stamp duty relief extension the other month, we have a picture where, in communities such as mine, where excessive second home ownership robs those communities of life, community and demand for...

The Economy (24 Sep 2020)

Peter Aldous: I welcome the Chancellor’s statement. His stamp duty holiday, which is due to expire on 31 March, has been extremely successful in stimulating an important part of the UK economy. What plans does he have for further housing initiatives, which will not only generate business activity but, if properly focused, also alleviate poverty and promote social mobility?

Civil Procedure (Amendment No. 4) (Coronavirus) Rules 2020 - Motion for an humble Address (23 Sep 2020)

Baroness Watkins of Tavistock: ...do something further to protect such families from eviction for the next six months? Some landlords wish to sell properties because of the current high values of homes and the reduction in stamp duty. Could Her Majesty’s Government consider novel approaches to reduce evictions during the ongoing Covid challenge and secure tenancies by, for example, a stamp duty holiday for the purchasers...

Questions to the Mayor of London — London Finance Commission: London Finance Commission (17 Sep 2020)

Sadiq Khan: ...and the second report in 2016 made a convincing case for fiscal devolution to London and the regions of England particularly in relation to property taxes such as council tax, business rates and stamp duty. The recommendations were endorsed by London Government collectively but have not yet been taken forward by the Government beyond some welcome but temporary devolution of funding...

Treasury: Covid-19: Fiscal Support (15 Sep 2020)

Rishi Sunak: ..., which is why many of the interventions that we have put in place—for example, the business rates holidays and, indeed, our support for the economy and jobs through initiatives such as our stamp duty cut to catalyse the housing market—last through to next year. I hope he will be reassured that throughout this crisis I have not hesitated to act in creative and effective ways to support...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Race Equality (14 Sep 2020)

Emma Sheerin: ...the motion, to send a clear and unequivocal message to the population of the North that racism is a scourge that the representatives in this Chamber take seriously and will act with urgency to stamp out. Sinn Féin believes in a society that cherishes equality and respect as central tenets, a society free of discrimination in all its forms. The House must send a resounding signal that we...

Protection of Jobs and Businesses (9 Sep 2020)

John Glen: ...rate of VAT on tourism and hospitality. Doing so supported millions of jobs in some of our most jobs-rich industries. To create jobs, we are driving growth in the housing sector by increasing the stamp duty threshold temporarily to £500,000, creating green jobs with the green homes grant, and providing billions of pounds of capital investment. To support jobs, just last week we launched...

Written Answers — Treasury: Stamp Duty Land Tax (8 Sep 2020)

Anthony Browne: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, on how many occasions the exemption in relation to the multiple dwellings relief for property transactions of six or more separate dwellings FA03/S116(7) was used in 2017-18; and what estimate he has made of the revenue foregone to the public purse as a result of that relief.

Written Answers — Treasury: Stamp Duty Land Tax (8 Sep 2020)

Anthony Browne: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, on how many occasions the exemption in relation to the multiple dwellings relief for property transactions of six or more separate dwellings FA03/S116(7) was used in 2018-19; and what estimate he has made of the revenue foregone to the public purse as a result of that relief.

Written Answers — Treasury: Housing: Insulation (8 Sep 2020)

Alexander Stafford: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of introducing stamp duty relief for owners of properties affected by the costs of cladding replacement and who are planning to sell up and buy a new home.

Written Answers — Treasury: Stamp Duties: Coronavirus (8 Sep 2020)

Alan Campbell: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of backdating the reduction in stamp duty to the start of the covid-19 lockdown.

Written Answers — Treasury: Stamp Duties (8 Sep 2020)

James Gray: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many people moved home and paid Stamp Duty between 1 April and 7 July 2020; and how much revenue was collected in Stamp Duty during that period.

Business of the House (3 Sep 2020)

Jacob Rees-Mogg: ...by eating out while we are in London, encouraging people and reassuring them that businesses are open and we should start using them. The Government have done things such as the temporary cut in stamp duty land tax, which has helped economic activity throughout the country—although because prices are much higher in London, perhaps less so in London than elsewhere. We really need London...

Scottish Parliament: Parliamentary Bureau Motions (26 Aug 2020)

Patrick Harvie: ...to speak for a few moments on the proposal for a cut to land and buildings transaction tax. I start from a position of accepting that, when introduced, LBTT was a modest improvement on the stamp duty tax that went before it. However, it remains a flawed system that is inefficient, creates unwelcome consequences, is not progressive and should be replaced with a more modern system of...


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