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Ways and Means — Amendment of the Law: 27. Stamp duty land tax (miscellaneous amendments) (25 May 2005)

27. Stamp duty land tax (miscellaneous amendments)

Ways and Means — Amendment of the Law: 28. Stamp duty and stamp duty reserve tax (intermediaries) (25 May 2005)

28. Stamp duty and stamp duty reserve tax (intermediaries)

Ways and Means — Amendment of the Law: 29. SEs (stamp duty and stamp duty reserve tax) (25 May 2005)

29. SEs (stamp duty and stamp duty reserve tax)

Finance [Money] (25 May 2005)

...relating to finance, it is expedient to authorise any increase in sums payable under any other enactment attributable to the reimbursement of expenditure in connection with the administration of stamp duty land tax. Bill ordered to be brought in upon the foregoing resolutions: And that the Chairman of Ways and Means, Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr. Secretary Prescott, Mr. Secretary...

The Economy and Welfare Reform (25 May 2005)

Mark Hoban: ...a mistake, as it sends out the wrong signals and encourages the wrong type of activity in our economy. Not that long ago, the Chancellor announced with a great flourish that he wanted to abolish stamp duty on commercial property transactions in disadvantaged areas, and that that would be a great reform to stimulate property transactions in those areas. The Government sought state aid...

Address in Reply to Her Majesty's Most Gracious Speech (24 May 2005)

Lord Palmer: ..., the vague reference mentioned on Tuesday by Her Majesty can only cause further concern for the way this country is governed. If the Prime Minister wishes your Lordships' House to be a rubber stamp, then there surely will be a strong case to abolish this House altogether. The noble Lord, Lord Strathclyde, reminded the House last week of the Irvine commitment, as, indeed, did the noble...

Address in Reply to Her Majesty's Most Gracious Speech (18 May 2005)

Lord Marlesford: .... Following what the right reverend Prelate said, there is also reason to consider applying a higher rate of VAT to energy. I want to return to energy in a moment. My second suggestion is to raise stamp duty on houses. That tax is in reality paid by the seller not the buyer. The buyer decides how much in total he will spend on a house and does not mind whether his cheques are made out to...

Debate on the Address: [First Day] (17 May 2005)

Michael Howard: ...Private Secretary to Neil Kinnock, but he has come a long way since then. Earlier this year, he came fifth in the ballot for private Members' Bills and he used it to propose a tax cut—in stamp duty, no less. As he explained, "hard-pressed first-time buyers will see a significant reduction in their stamp duty bills, with hundreds of thousands . . . paying no stamp duty at all." He is on...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Housing: Housing (13 Apr 2005)

Alex Neil: To ask the Scottish Executive what the impact in Scotland will be of ending the Stamp duty: Disadvantaged Areas Relief referred to in the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s Budget 2005 announcement.

Finance (No. 2) Bill (7 Apr 2005)

Lord McIntosh of Haringey: ...right—nobody pays very much attention to what we say here on Finance Bills. That tradition goes back a very long way—not least to Commons resolutions of 1678. I take on board what he says about stamp duty relief in disadvantaged areas. I do not claim it was a success. Of course it was always a time-limited relief and it was planned to continue only until the end of next year. I am glad...

Finance (No. 2) Bill: Clause 1 — Rates of Tobacco Products Duty (6 Apr 2005)

Mr John Burnett: I was hoping to speak when we reached stamp duty land tax, but perhaps I have an opportunity to say a few words now. We have in the House, though unfortunately not for much longer, the world's greatest living expert on stamp duty land tax—the Chief Secretary to the Treasury. He took the brief at the last minute and, as usual, he acquitted himself with great style and verve. He is...

Finance (No. 2) Bill (6 Apr 2005)

Stephen Timms: ...who will benefit from it most. The Bill includes important changes to remove the tax impediments to Sharia-compliant Islamic finance products. Last year's Bill fixed a problem with the way in which stamp duty affected Sharia-compliant mortgages. This year, the Bill extends the benefits of that change and alters the rules for income tax, corporation tax and capital gains tax to remove...

Written Answers — Treasury: Stamp Duty (6 Apr 2005)

John Mann: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what plans he has to review the percentage of shared ownership house purchase price that is eligible for stamp duty.

Welsh Affairs (4 Apr 2005)

Don Touhig: ...present to us. But the Government have taken a number of steps to try to help to overcome some of the difficulties that he raises. In Wales, 68 per cent. of all transactions will be exempt from stamp duty, and as my right hon. Friend the Chancellor recently announced in his Budget, first-time buyers will be helped by the doubling of the stamp duty threshold to £120,000. The hon. Gentleman...

Scottish Parliament: First Minister's Question Time: Cabinet (Meetings) (24 Mar 2005)

David McLetchie: ...was meant to be reinforced by the creation in Scotland of some 140 enterprise areas to benefit the most deprived wards. In order to assist that and to promote economic growth in urban regeneration, stamp duty on commercial property transactions in those areas was abolished in 2003. However, that relief has been ended prematurely in this year's budget. Is that not a blow to some of our most...

Written Answers — Treasury: Stamp Duty (24 Mar 2005)

Vincent Cable: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will estimate the reduction in stamp duty yield from residential property which would result from raising the threshold at which stamp duty is applicable at 1 per cent. from £60,000 to £100,000.

Written Answers — Treasury: Stamp Duty (24 Mar 2005)

Mark Field: ...there were of residential property sales between (a) £60,000 and £120,000 and (b) £250,000 and £500,000 in Greater London in each of the last five full financial years; and how much stamp duty was raised from them in each year.

Written Answers — Treasury: Stamp Duty (24 Mar 2005)

Ms Sue Doughty: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many properties in England and Wales on which stamp duty was levied at a rate of one per cent. were sold at between £60,000 and £120,000 in each year since 2000; and how many of these properties were sold to first time buyers in each year.

Written Answers — Deputy Prime Minister: Stamp Duty Exemption (24 Mar 2005)

Shona McIsaac: To ask the Deputy Prime Minister which electoral wards in (a) Cleethorpes and (b) Great Grimsby constituencies qualify for stamp duty exemption.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Stamp Duty: Disadvantaged Areas Relief (24 Mar 2005)

Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay: asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the estimated yield of £340 million to the Exchequer in 2005–06, from ending disadvantaged areas relief from stamp duty land tax, as set out in the 2005 Budget, included the yield from ending relief from duty on leases; if so, how much that was of the total it represented; and, if not, what is the estimated additional yield from ending relief on...


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