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Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Housing Market (9 Nov 2020)

Christopher Pincher: ...to people across the country which is why we are keeping it open and allowing people to buy, sell and view properties during this period of national restrictions, supported by our temporary cut to Stamp Duty Land Tax for home buyers until the end of the financial year. This is underpinned by our guidance for consumers and industry on how the process can operate while minimising the risks...

Written Answers — Treasury: Stamp Duty Land Tax (5 Nov 2020)

Chris Grayling: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the revenue from Stamp Duty has been in each of the last 15 years.

London’s Economic Recovery: Covid-19 (23 Oct 2020)

Felicity Buchan: ...comparable cash flows and size to those in the rest of the country were not getting the grants that people in other constituencies were benefiting from. There is a similar case with the holiday on stamp duty. Clearly, that has been terrific throughout the country in giving people a holiday on property prices of less than £500,000, but just because of an accident of geography the average...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: First Time Buyers: Coronavirus (23 Oct 2020)

Christopher Pincher: COVID-19 has had an unprecedented impact on the economy and there was a 43 per cent fall in first-time buyers claiming stamp duty relief in the 3 months to June 2020, broadly in line with a 45 per cent fall in residential transactions overall. We know many first-time buyers had their plans disrupted and that is why the housing market was one of the first sectors to reopen. We have provided a...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Flats: Insulation (23 Oct 2020)

Peter Kyle: ...or re-mortgage their properties because they do not possess an External Wall System 1 form; and whether the Government will take that matter into account in deciding whether to extend the cut to Stamp Duty Land Tax beyond 31 March 2021.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Housing: Coronavirus (20 Oct 2020)

Christopher Pincher: ...has taken unprecedented measures to help those facing challenges. To support the property sector and home buyers the Government has issued guidance to help people move safely, and temporarily cut Stamp Duty Land Tax for home buyers until the end of the financial year. According to the property website Rightmove, the housing market had its busiest month in July in more than 10 years,...

Written Answers — Treasury: Stamp Duty Land Tax (16 Oct 2020)

Peter Kyle: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 8 October 2020 to Question 97543 on Housing: Insulation, if he will make it his policy to extend the temporary reduced rate of Stamp Duty Land Tax for home buyers.

Questions to the Mayor of London — Using public land creatively to generate future income: Using public land creatively to generate future income (16 Oct 2020)

Sadiq Khan: I have continued to lobby government to consider changes to the General Disposal Consent and the application of Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) which would enable public sector landowners in London to approach land disposal more creatively. The GLA’s Public Land and Planning Teams have been supporting MOPAC to use the Portfolio approach outlined in the Intend to Publish London Plan to maximise...

Questions to the Mayor of London — Empty Homes premium (2): Empty Homes premium (2) (16 Oct 2020)

Sadiq Khan: ...on it to allow councils to charge the premium at whatever rate they feel necessary to incentivise occupation. I also reiterated these points in my response to the Government consultation on the Stamp Duty Land Charge surcharge for overseas buyers. The Government increased the empty homes premium to 100% from April 2019, but while this is certainly welcome, allowing councils to set the levy...

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...


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