CALLS TO EXTEND STAMP DUTY HOLIDAY MOUNT AS FEARS OF SLUMP GROW

The UK’s surging housing market could go into sharp reverse next year if the stamp duty holiday is not extended, risking a damaging slump, the government has been told. © Provided by The Guardian Photograph: Simon Dack/Alamy Stock Photo The £3.8bn stamp duty giveaway unveiled in July has been credited with fuelling a mini-boom in the property market, but it is due to finish on 31 ...