§ Mr. Drew
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what discussions he has had with the Law Society and other solicitors' representative organisations on the introduction of stamp duty land tax with specific reference to the time taken to fill in individual conveyancing forms needed to meet the duties of stamp duty land tax. 168003]
§ Ruth Kelly
The Inland Revenue have been in discussions with the law societies about all aspects of stamp duty land tax since 2002 and have held meetings to discuss the processes. The time taken to complete the forms has been discussed.