Should energy efficient homes pay lower stamp duty?

The stamp duty paid on homes that are energy efficient should be up to £2,500 less than those that aren’t. That’s the suggestion of thinktank Policy Exchange, which believes the change to stamp duty could lead to 270,000 households a year improving their energy efficiency. It proposes linking the stamp duty system to the energy […]

Offer stamp duty discounts for energy efficient homes, MPs suggest

The UK Government should come up with new ways to encourage householders to install energy-saving measures following the poor performance of the Green Deal scheme, MPs have suggested. The Energy and Climate Change Select Committee suggests offering stamp duty discounts as they believe the flagship energy efficiency scheme has caused “frustration and confusion” for both […]