Results 181–200 of 2000 for stamp duty

Written Ministerial Statements — Treasury: Freeports (10 Feb 2020)

Rishi Sunak: ...on which tax incentives businesses in Freeports could benefit from, potentially including Business Rates reliefs, Capital Allowances and R&D Tax Credits, and reductions in National Insurance and Stamp Duty Land Tax. Ports consistently flag that planning regulations restrict their expansion. Both the Government and local planning authorities can support Freeports through planning options...

Local Government Finance (5 Feb 2020)

Bob Neill: ...is a convinced devolutionist. I hope that we can look again at some of the sensible and practical recommendations for fiscal devolution in that first report. For example, there is the devolution of stamp duty land tax and perhaps of other property-based taxes. That also reflects another point made by the hon. Member for Sheffield South East. Yes, there are more disparities of resource in...

Written Answers — Treasury: Housing: Taxation (5 Feb 2020)

Baroness Mone: Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to reform (1) tax relating to the housing market, and (2) stamp duty, following Brexit.

Homelessness (29 Jan 2020)

Anneliese Dodds: ...services, which is very problematic. It is based on a very short-term approach, which is failing many people who need those services. I will set out why in the time I have left. I welcomed the stamp duty surcharge, especially once the Government had resiled from their previous decision to slash the amount coming from it by two thirds. At least it has been put back to the previous amount. I...

Scottish Parliament: Holocaust Memorial Day (28 Jan 2020)

Annabelle Ewing: ...University in Krakow. Part of the programme there involved a visit to Auschwitz. Some of my fellow students declined to go because they felt that it would be too upsetting, but I considered it my duty to go and to bear witness. It was not just the hugely cynical message at the camp’s entrance gate—“Arbeit Macht Frei”—that saddened me and caught at my soul so, nor was it the...

Written Answers — Treasury: Housing: Foreign Nationals (23 Jan 2020)

Jesse Norman: The Government is committed to introducing a new Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) surcharge on non-UK residents purchasing residential property in England and Northern Ireland. The surcharge will help control house price growth and therefore help those residents in the UK to get on to the housing ladder. The revenue raised by the surcharge will be used to tackle rough sleeping. The Government...

Direct Payments to Farmers (Legislative Continuity) Bill (21 Jan 2020)

Dave Doogan: ...who represented Angus with distinction from 2001 until 2017. I got to know Mike much better over the last three months as we canvassed the streets of Angus together. It is a measure of his sense of duty that after 16 years in this place, he still campaigns tirelessly for the people of Angus and the cause of Scottish independence. I am delighted to follow the hon. Member for North Cornwall...

Growth Strategy — [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] (21 Jan 2020)

John Redwood: ...off, property often becomes people’s principal asset, which gives them some wealth and financial stability. However, we have a property market in the UK that has been damaged by the very high stamp duties that were introduced under the previous Government, and the Government should look at that issue very carefully. I do not think that the Government are even maximising the revenues from...

Queen’s Speech - Debate (4th Day) (9 Jan 2020)

Lord Flight: ...and the main problem with the NHS is its management. Nor do I believe that the public would support major increases in taxation. There are also no apparent proposals to reduce the level of stamp duty hitting the property market in London and the south-east and, in fact, reducing potential stamp duty revenues. I also believe that it would be counterproductive to seek to outlaw pre-packs, as...

Written Ministerial Statements — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: MHCLG Update (5 Nov 2019)

Robert Jenrick: ...has opened up the Help to Buy re-mortgage market for more lenders, giving customers more choice and potentially paving the way to more competitive deals.At the Autumn Budget 2017, we introduced Stamp Duty Land Tax relief for first-time buyers, which will help over 95% of first-time buyers who pay the tax, benefitting a total of 401,900 households so far and it is expected to benefit over a...

Written Answers — Treasury: Sleeping Rough (28 Oct 2019)

Chris Ruane: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 22 October 2019 to Question 1587 on Sleeping Rough, what assessment he has made of the effect of increasing the Stamp Duty Land Tax surcharge on non-UK residents buying residential property to three per cent on the prevalence of rough sleeping in (a) Northern Ireland and (b) England.

Written Answers — Treasury: Stamp Duty Land Tax (28 Oct 2019)

Stella Creasy: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many and what proportion of stamp duty land tax returns filed from 31 October 2017 to June 2019 included a (a) claim for group relief, (b) non-residential property, (c) purchaser whose registered office address was in Luxembourg and (d) vendor whose registered office address was not in Luxembourg.

Written Answers — Treasury: Taxation: Romford (25 Oct 2019)

Jesse Norman: ...the United Kingdom. A link to the publication is below: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/hmrc-tax-and-nics-r eceipts-for-the-uk Estimates for revenue by constituency for each head of duty are not available apart from Income Tax, stamp duty land tax, and child and working tax credits. Estimates of income and Income Tax for taxpayers resident in each parliamentary constituency...

The Economy (24 Oct 2019)

Andrea Leadsom: .... The GMB dismissed it as threatening “whole communities” and “jobs”, as well as being “utterly unachievable”. The “30 by 2030” report put out by Labour today shows plans to hike up stamp duty on millions of homes, with home owners forced to spend tens of thousands to move home and local communities losing any say on onshore wind. On the other hand, this Government have a...

Written Answers — Treasury: Sleeping Rough (22 Oct 2019)

Chris Ruane: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether it is still the Government's policy to allocate taxes raised by the stamp duty surcharge on overseas property investors to fund programmes to tackle rough sleeping.

Women and Equalities: Sexual Harassment and Bullying at Work (17 Oct 2019)

Victoria Atkins: ...Equalities Committee has done so much work on ensuring that employers’ and regulators’ responsibilities in the area are met. I welcome—indeed, I encourage—strong action from regulators to stamp out sexual harassment. We are working with relevant enforcement bodies and inviting them to join our public sector equality duty network to share and promote best practice. We are...

Queen’s Speech - Debate (3rd Day) (16 Oct 2019)

Lord Pendry: ...as a result of both the civil war in China and the Japanese occupation, felt the need to flee to Hong Kong for sanctuary. The Hong Kong Government could have refused entry. They could have placed a duty on the citizens of the outside world, or they could have sent the refugees to their homelands, but they did not. They embarked on a resettlement programme of gigantic proportions, which...

Queen’s Speech - Debate (1st Day): Motion to Adjourn (14 Oct 2019)

Baroness Smith of Basildon: ...has real teeth and is not just warm words and another layer of bureaucracy. We also have serious concerns about the proposed electoral integrity Bill. Clearly, we should do whatever is necessary to stamp out any abuse of the system, but we must also take care that the scale of changes is proportionate to the problem and does not have unintended consequences. I am not convinced that...

Domestic Abuse Bill (2 Oct 2019)

Robert Buckland: ...we are political opponents, we are also friends. Working together on issues such as this, we can show that, as friends, we can make that change. The Government are absolutely determined not just to stamp out this crime but to provide better support for victims and their families. We have shown in our response to the pre-legislative scrutiny of the proposals that we are open to means of...

Public Expenditure and Taxation (Advisory Body) (2 Oct 2019)

Jonathan Edwards: ..., the need for such an independent body has never been greater. The Wales Act 2014 devolved certain tax and borrowing powers to Wales. It enables the Welsh Government to legislate in respect of stamp duty land tax and landfill tax, and for the partial devolution of income tax to Wales. A fiscal framework was negotiated between the British and Welsh Governments to establish rules for...


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