Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party has won the General Election; here’s a summary of the key property and tax policies that have been promised by the new government…
23% of voters see housing policies as a “key factor” in determining their decision in this General Election, according to a new Ipsos MORI poll – which also reveals overwhelming public support for rent controls.
From Stamp Duty levies to income tax thresholds; planning reforms to green homes… PrimeResi summarises the key property and wealth policy pledges from the Conservative, Labour and Liberal Democrat Election 2019 manifestos.
Tory election pledges on housing include a 3% Stamp Duty surcharge for foreign buyers, lifetime mortgages, and some planning tweaks – but no wider SDLT reform.
The Conservatives want to ramp-up Theresa May’s 1% SDLT surcharge for foreign buyer to 3%
Jeremy Corbyn has set out his party’s political stall ahead of next month’s General Election; here’s a summary of Labour’s key property policies…
Jo Swinson’s party has published its 2019 Election Manifesto; here are the Liberal Democrats’ key property policies…
Stacks outlines seven property sector policies that it would like championed by the next Government.
Boris Johnson promises to deliver a “£1 billion boost to business” by trimming four taxes. But a previously-mooted cut to Corporation Tax will not happen.
There’s no 2019 election manifesto yet, but Mishcon de Reya has summarised everything that Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party has proposed about property and wealth-related taxation over the last few years into a handy crib sheet. Some punchy measures have been mooted – including replacing Stamp Duty with an annual levy based on property values… “For those buying a residential property to live in themselves, consider waiting until after the Election,” advises the law firm.
“We’re going after the tax dodgers. We’re going after the dodgy landlords. We’re going after the bad bosses. We’re going after the big polluters,” declared the Labour leader as he launched the party’s 2019 election campaign