Results 121–140 of 2000 for stamp duty

Housing, Communities and Local Government: Topical Questions (20 Jul 2020)

Robert Jenrick: ...with investment in housing and infrastructure and for our town and city centres. Our announced reform of use classes will help to revitalise high streets and town centres, and the Chancellor’s stamp duty cut will help many to realise their dream of owning a home.

Finance Bill - Second Reading (and remaining stages) (17 Jul 2020)

Lord Empey: My Lords, we need to recall that, in attempting to increase revenue, by increasing tax we have in fact reduced revenue in stamp duty terms. This a lesson we need to learn for the future. I ask the Minister to look very closely at how this tax is reintroduced—not only its thresholds but the rationale for it. Simply imposing a large amount of tax does not in fact produce enough revenue for...

Stamp Duty Land Tax (Temporary Relief) Bill - Second Reading (and remaining stages) (17 Jul 2020)

Stamp Duty Land Tax (Temporary Relief) Bill - Second Reading (and remaining stages)

Prime Minister: Engagements (15 Jul 2020)

Boris Johnson: ...or not. One day he says it is safe to go back to school. The next day he is taking the line of the unions. One day they are supporting our economic programme. The next day they are saying our stamp duty cut is an unacceptable bung. One day they are saying they accept the result of the Brexit referendum. The next day, today, they are going to tell their troops to do the exact opposite. He...

Business of the House - Motion on Standing Orders (14 Jul 2020)

...That Standing Order 46 (No two stages of a Bill to be taken on one day) be dispensed with on Friday 17 July to allow the Finance Bill, the Supply and Appropriation (Main Estimates) Bill and the Stamp Duty Land Tax (Temporary Relief) Bill to be taken through their remaining stages that day. Motion agreed.

Written Answers — Treasury: Stamp Duties: Coronavirus (14 Jul 2020)

Gavin Robinson: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of applying the Stamp Duty exemption retrospectively for house sales within the agreed thresholds since the start of the (a) covid-19 lockdown and (b) current financial year.

Stamp Duty Land Tax (Temporary Relief) Bill - First Reading (13 Jul 2020)

Stamp Duty Land Tax (Temporary Relief) Bill - First Reading

Stamp Duty Land Tax (Temporary Relief) Bill: Reduced rates of SDLT on residential property for a temporary period (13 Jul 2020)

Jesse Norman: This Bill increases the nil rate band of stamp duty land tax from £125,000 to £500,000 from 8 July 2020 and runs until 31 March 2021. If I may, I will speak to clauses 1 and 2, and also to new clause 1 tabled in the name of the Leader of the Opposition. This Bill contains two clauses. Clause 1 provides for the thresholds at which stamp duty land tax is due on residential property to be...

Stamp Duty Land Tax (Temporary Relief) Bill (13 Jul 2020)

Jesse Norman: ...wider economy that that trend should gather momentum and speed over the coming months. That is why the plan for jobs included a commitment to increase temporarily the nil rate band of residential stamp duty tax from £125,000 to £500,000. Alongside the green homes grant, the aim was to inject momentum back into the housing market so that the economy can start to move forward once again....

Stamp Duty Land Tax (Temporary Relief) Bill (13 Jul 2020)

Stamp Duty Land Tax (Temporary Relief) Bill

Stamp Duty Land Tax (Temporary Relief) Bill: Business of the house (13 Jul 2020)

Stamp Duty Land Tax (Temporary Relief) Bill: Business of the house

Stamp Duty Land Tax (Temporary Relief) Bill (Ways and Means) (13 Jul 2020)

Stamp Duty Land Tax (Temporary Relief) Bill (Ways and Means)

Homelessness - Question (13 Jul 2020)

Baroness Grender: ...Foundation, private renters are twice as likely as home owners to have struggled with housing costs due to the pandemic? Why, then, in last week’s financial Statement were home owners awarded a stamp duty tax cut worth £1 billion, in addition to all the other previous measures, while the 20 million renters got nothing?

Written Answers — Treasury: Stamp Duties (13 Jul 2020)

James Murray: ...ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to his Department's policy paper of 8 July 2020 entitled, A Plan for Jobs 2020 and the estimated £3.8 billion cost of the temporary reduction in Stamp Duty Land Tax set out in Table 1: Plan for Jobs policy decisions of that policy paper, what estimate he has made of the proportion of that sum that will benefit (a) first-time buyers, (b)...

Housing, Communities and Local Government: Departmental Spending (9 Jul 2020)

Sir David Amess:, money is very tight. This year our council tax went up by 3.99%. I do not know whether the Government are thinking of a freeze next year, but it would be very welcome. I was delighted with the stamp duty changes announced yesterday, but in Southend we have a particular problem with leasehold properties in the Ekco Park development. I wonder whether the Minister will look at that...

Business of the House (9 Jul 2020)

Jacob Rees-Mogg: ...Monday 13 July will include: Monday 13 July—Proceedings on the Supply and Appropriation (Main Estimates) Bill, followed by consideration of a procedural motion, followed by all stages of the Stamp Duty Land Tax (Temporary Relief) Bill, followed by motion relating to the membership of the Intelligence and Security Committee. Tuesday 14 July—Remaining stages of the Parliamentary...

Scottish Parliament: Covid-19 (Next Steps) (9 Jul 2020)

Jackson Carlaw: .... Scotland will benefit hugely from many of his actions, such as the job retention bonus, the VAT cut for the hospitality sector and the eat out to help out scheme. However, his decision to cancel stamp duty on the sale of homes valued at up to £500,000 will not benefit Scots, because it relates to a devolved matter. His plans are a welcome step not only for home buyers but for all the...

Scottish Parliament: Chancellor of the Exchequer’s Economic Update (9 Jul 2020)

Kate Forbes: ...’ national insurance contributions to reduce the cost to businesses of hiring staff, but the chancellor has not taken action on that. I turn to the chancellor’s announcement yesterday on stamp duty land tax. I have heard calls for me to replicate that change in Scotland, under land and buildings transaction tax. We have a strong track record on LBTT. Due to the reforms that we have...

The Economy (8 Jul 2020)

John Glen: ...reason, we will continue to take significant steps to support the economy in the weeks ahead. We will, for example, inject new certainty and confidence into the housing market by increasing the stamp duty threshold to £500,000 for first-time buyers. That recognises the additional expenditure in the economy derived from a house purchase, and, we anticipate, will have a significant effect....

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