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Written Answers — Department for Education: Durham University: Freedom of Expression (24 Feb 2021)

Michelle Donelan: ...our universities are places where free speech can thrive. That is why tougher legal measures have been announced by my right hon. Friend, the Secretary of State for Education, on 16 February, to stamp out unlawful ‘silencing’ on campuses. The Education Act 1986 imposes a legal duty on those involved in the government of universities to secure lawful free speech. If it has been...

Written Answers — Treasury: Stamp Duties (24 Feb 2021)

Julian Lewis: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent assessment he has made of the potential effect of a cliff-edge ending of the stamp duty holiday on property sales and purchases that are currently underway and which fail to complete before the chosen deadline; and if he will make it his policy to reintroduce that duty in graduated phases when the stamp duty holiday ends.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Stamp Duties (24 Feb 2021)

Nusrat Ghani: ..., whether he plans to issue advice to local authorities on property transactions that have commenced and not completed and searches have been lodged with them, prior to the deadline for the stamp duty holiday being applied.

Covid-19: Road Map (22 Feb 2021)

Rupa Huq: To add to the helter-skelter of various pending cliff-edge dates—stamp duty, the eviction ban, business rates, universal credit, the furlough—a little known one ended yesterday, with the expiry date on those who are shielding being able to claim a four-month supply of free vitamin D. Will the Prime Minister tell us whether the 1.7 million new shielders just added to the list will be...

Housing, Communities and Local Government: Topical Questions (22 Feb 2021)

Mike Amesbury: ...10 biggest house builders have made £15 billion in profit since the Grenfell Tower disaster, and of course, they have made a tidy sum during the covid-19 pandemic from a market boom fuelled by the stamp duty holiday. The Housing Secretary said he believes in the polluter pays principle. Why, then, are leaseholders still footing the bill for the building safety crisis?

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Energy: Housing (15 Feb 2021)

Lord Foster of Bath: ...reconsider the recommendation made by the Policy Exchange in their report Efficient Energy Policy: How to encourage improvements in domestic energy efficiency, published on 2 March 2016, to link Stamp Duty Land Tax to the energy performance of a dwelling, in the light of their finding that it would result in 2,700,000 homes being upgraded over a ten year period and be revenue neutral.

Written Answers — Treasury: Stamp Duties: First Time Buyers (12 Feb 2021)

Mick Whitley: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment his Department has made of the potential effect on levels of first-time home ownership of extending the stamp duty holiday.

Local Government Finance (England) (10 Feb 2021)

Steve Double: ...do so. Can we also look at what we can do about the delay in local searches? This is clogging up the housing market at a time when hundreds of people are seeking to complete before the end of the stamp duty holiday. Finally, it would be remiss of me not to mention the need for the fair funding review to be completed. It has been well established that the cost of delivering services in...

Written Answers — Treasury: Council Tax and Stamp Duties (9 Feb 2021)

Dan Carden: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent assessment he has he made of the potential merits of replacing council tax and stamp duty with a proportional property tax.

Written Answers — Treasury: Stamp Duties (4 Feb 2021)

Stephen Morgan: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of allowing all housing sales agreed during the period of reduced stamp duty rates that complete after the cut ends to be eligible for that discount.

Written Answers — Treasury: Stamp Duty Land Tax: Coronavirus (3 Feb 2021)

Daisy Cooper: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 21 December 2020 to Question 129164, if he will extend the stamp duty holiday as a result of the extended period of lockdown causing unavoidable delays to the completion of house sales.

Domestic Abuse Bill - Committee (3rd Day): Amendment 89 (1 Feb 2021)

Lord Rosser: We strongly welcome the duty placed on local authorities in the Bill to support victims of domestic abuse and their children through providing support in accommodation-based services. This group of 12 amendments aims to strengthen and add necessary detail to this duty. The amendments would clarify what factors authorities must consider when assessing need and preparing a strategy, define...

Unsafe Cladding: Protecting Tenants and Leaseholders (1 Feb 2021)

Maria Eagle: ...leaseholders. It is not as if some of these people do not have the money. Last July, the Chancellor of the Exchequer provided a £4 billion tax cut to the housing and development sector by cutting stamp duty. The Help to Buy scheme has given a huge cash boost to them, so much so that developers between them have made £15 billion in profit since the Grenfell fire, so the Government must...

Business of the House (28 Jan 2021)

Matthew Offord: Given the success of the stamp duty holiday in boosting home sales, will the Chancellor of Exchequer come to the House to make a statement on extending the holiday until the end of 2021 to help shore up economic growth and avoid the risk of a slump in the housing industry at a critical time?

Written Answers — Treasury: Stamp Duties (26 Jan 2021)

Matthew Offord: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, to consider extending the Stamp Duty holiday until the end of 2021 in order to help shore up economic growth?

Written Answers — Treasury: Stamp Duties (26 Jan 2021)

Tulip Siddiq: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of extending the stamp duty holiday for people who have requested solicitors to buy or sell a house before the stamp duty holiday deadline.

Treasury: Topical Questions (26 Jan 2021)

Jason McCartney: ...please give some certainty to those businesses and individuals struggling financially by announcing an early extension to his various support packages, including help with VAT, business rates and stamp duty, the self-employment scheme and, of course, the universal credit uplift?

Domestic Abuse Bill - Committee (1st Day): Amendment 6 (25 Jan 2021)

Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay: ...to protect victims and to send a clear message that it is an unacceptable practice which will not be tolerated in the United Kingdom. I am proud to say that the UK is a world leader in the fight to stamp it out, for instance with our dedicated Forced Marriage Unit leading efforts to combat it both at home and abroad. Turning to Amendment 9, as the noble and learned Baroness will also know...

Council Tax: Government’s Proposed Increase (25 Jan 2021)

Tim Farron: ...the Government have made to increase council tax by 5% and to hit the worst those families who struggle the most, but there are other choices that this Government have made at the same time. The stamp duty holiday has given a boost of tens of thousands of pounds to people who want to buy second homes. Therefore, people who are struggling by on the minimum wage, paying a much higher...

Written Answers — Treasury: Housing: Sales (25 Jan 2021)

John Glen: ...for up to 6 months support for consumers struggling with mortgage payments; consumers have until 31 March 2021 to apply and all holidays must be completed by 31 July. We also brought in a temporary Stamp Duty Land Tax cut in order to encourage and maintain confidence in the property market. The Government does not seek to intervene in individual home purchases, but, we have worked with...


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