CPS research fellow joins calls to scrap stamp duty on shares

CPS research fellow Nick King is quoted on the front page of City A.M. Tuesday 29th August calling for the abolition of stamp duty on shares.

King, author of recent CPS paper ‘Retail Therapy’ which looked at how to boost share ownership in Britain, told the paper “Imposing stamp duty on the buying of shares puts off investors, leaves Britain at a competitive disadvantage compared to our international rivals and makes us all poorer in the long run.”

Read the full City A.M. article here.

Date Added: Tuesday 29th August 2023