HC Deb 03 November 2003 vol 412 c464W
Mr. Prisk

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what assessment he has made of the impact of increases in stamp duty land tax on his policies for promoting employment in the retail sector; and if he will make a statement. [135608]

Ruth Kelly

The impact of stamp duty land tax on the retail sector was considered and discussed as part of the recent consultation process.