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Orders of the Day — Finance Bill.: Clauses 37 (Abolition of stamp duty on copies and extracts of probate, letters of administration, and confirmation), and 38 (Exemption from stamp duty on receipts) ordered to stand part of the Bill. (25 Jun 1930)

Clauses 37 (Abolition of stamp duty on copies and extracts of probate, letters of administration, and confirmation), and 38 (Exemption from stamp duty on receipts) ordered to stand part of the Bill.

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance.: Stamp Duties. (12 May 1932)

Sir Alfred Beit: 40. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether, in view of the decline in the yield of the stamp duties, he will now consider amending the Medicine Stamp Acts with the object of rendering all medicines protected by registered names or trade marks liable to duty, even if they be of a known, admitted, or proved nature?

Oral Answers to Questions — Medicine Stamp Duties. (8 Apr 1937)

Captain Sir George Elliston: asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether, in view of the apparent impracticability of the recommendations of the Select Committee on Medicine Stamp Duties, he will invite the interests primarily concerned to cooperate in the preparation of a scheme for restoring or expanding the revenue from Medicine Stamp Duties?

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance.: Honours (Fees and Stamp Duties). (4 May 1937)

Lieut-Colonel Sir Gilbert Acland-Troyte: asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is aware that heavy fees and stamp duties are payable to public funds on the conferment of honours and dignities of the Crown; and whether he will consider the desirability of abolishing these fees and stamp duties?

Minor Improvements (14 Apr 1953)

I am also giving a small Stamp Duty exemption for documents used by National Savings Groups, and relief will be given from the full rate of Conveyance Stamp Duty in respect of transfers of certain stocks to be issued by local authorities. This should help those local authorities who wish to borrow on the market.

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Stamp Duties (28 Mar 1957)

Mr. H. Wilson: asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is aware of new methods of avoiding stamp duties; and whether he will take the opportunity of the forthcoming Finance Bill to amend the Inland Revenue Regulations Act, 1890, so as to make stamp duties exigible.

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Cheques Act (Receipts) (12 Nov 1957)

Mr Peter Thorneycroft: They are exempt from cheque stamp duty and in some cases, notably for payments to pensioners, from receipt stamp duty where they embody a form of receipt. I am circulating in the OFFICIAL REPORT extracts from a circular I have issued on this subject to Departments.

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Stamp Duties (Share Transfers) (2 Feb 1960)

Mr. Amory: My Budget estimate that stamp duties as a whole would yield £68 million, included an estimate of £35 million for the yield of stamp duties on share transfers. It is clear that this estimate will be exceeded, but I am not in a position to say by how much.

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Mortgages (Stamp Duty) (9 Feb 1961)

Mr Samuel Silverman: Does the hon. Gentleman realise that there is a considerable anomaly in relieving conveyances below this value from Stamp Duty in order to encourage house ownership by not very wealthy individuals and then charging a Stamp Duty when they raise the capital to enable them to make the purchase?

New Clause. — (Abolition of Stamp Duty on Receipts.) (18 Jun 1964)

(1) No stamp duty shall be chargeable under the heading "Receipt" (which as amended by section 34 of the Finance Act 1920 imposed a duty of twopence upon a receipt for £2 or upwards) in Schedule 1 to the Stamp Act 1891.

Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation: 32. Stamp Duties (Northern Ireland) (1 Apr 1974)

Motion made, and Question,That in the enactments relating to stamp duties having effect in Northern Ireland there may be made amendments corresponding to amendments made by any Finance Bill of the present Session in any enactment relating to stamp duties having effect in Great Britain.—[Mr. Healey.]

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Stamp Duty (Charities) (14 Nov 1974)

Mr Toby Jessel: asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what action he proposes to take to ensure that charities which paid stamp duty between 26th March and 31st July 1974 are in no worse position than those which are liable to stamp duty thereafter.

Orders of the Day — Home Purchase Assistance and Housing Corporation Guarantee: Duration of Assistance (23 May 1978)

Hon. Tim Sainsbury: We are all unpleasantly aware of the costs of moving. We hope that stamp duty will be avoided at that level. It depends upon the level of the exchange. Most of the people benefiting from the proposals in the Bill would be free of stamp duty.

Orders of the Day — FINANCE (No. 2) BILL: Stamp Duty: Unit Trusts (16 Jul 1980)

No stamp duty shall be chargeable on any transfer of any unit in an authorised unit trust to which section 59 of this Act applies and under the terms of which the funds of the trust cannot be invested in any investment on the transfer of which ad valorem stamp duty would be chargeable.—[Mr Heddle.]

Construction: Stamp Duties (10 Mar 1981)

I intend to include one stamp duty provision in the Finance Bill which will help those buying council houses. This will ensure that stamp duty will be payable only on the discounted price that the buyer actually pays and not on some higher figure.

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Stamp Duty (27 Jan 1983)

Mr John Wakeham: I shall get my hon. Friend's message across. It has not been the practice to increase the stamp duty threshold each year. House prices have not increased very significantly over the past year. It should be borne in mind that two-thirds of house purchasers do not pay stamp duty.

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Stamp Duty (27 Oct 1983)

Mr John Heddle: Is not my hon. Friend undertaking a review of stamp duty, and is not a consultative document out at present? Does he agree that if new house transactions were relieved of stamp duty this would stimulate the construction industry and help first-time buyers?

Orders of the Day — Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation: 51. Collective Investment Schemes (23 Mar 1987)

Resolved,That charges to income tax, corporation tax, capital gains tax, inheritance tax, stamp duty and stamp duty reserve tax may be imposed by provisions relating to unit trust schemes or to other collective investment schemes.—[Mr. Lawson.]

Orders of the Day — Finance Bill: Unit Trusts (12 May 1987)

Mr Ian Stewart: Clause 138 and the following seven clauses make minor and technical adjustments to the stamp duty and stamp duty reserve tax provisions, including adjustments that are necessary to accord with definitions in the Financial Services Act 1986.

New Clause 3: Permitted Excess of the Fund (20 Jul 1987)

Mr Tim Smith: Has my right hon. Friend noticed that, since the rate of stamp duty was substantially cut, the yield from stamp duty from stock exchange transactions has risen? Does he think that there is any connection between those two things and, if so, what lessons should we draw?


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