HC Deb 02 May 2001 vol 367 cc672-3W
Mr. Loughton

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer when he will present his detailed proposals for the operation of differential stamp duty rates in areas of deprivation. [160107]

Miss Melanie Johnson

The Government are working closely with the devolved authorities to ensure that the stamp duty relief for disadvantaged communities is targeted at the most disadvantaged areas in all parts of the UK. The areas to qualify will be published as soon as possible.