Agents expecting a stamp duty e-petition signed by 114,000 people calling on Rishi Sunak to extend the Stamp Duty holiday to be debated in Parliament have had their hopes dashed.

Although parliamentary authorities are obliged to consider allowing a debate on petitions signed by more than 100,000 people, these have now been suspended “until further notice”.

The decision was taken by the Leader of the House Jacob Rees-Mogg to suspend sittings in Westminster Hall – where petitions are debated.

 

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