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Stamp Duty

Volume 983: debated on Thursday 24 April 1980

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will institute a study of the possibility of indexing the threshold at which stamp duty be comes payable on house purchase.

My right hon. and learned Friend, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, has no plans for a formal study in mind but I shall keep the level of stamp duty under review in the light of inflation and trends in house prices.