Inheritance and Intergenerational Fairness APPG

First Registered: 27/03/2019 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To examine the impact the current system of inheritance tax is having on members of the public and identify areas of reform and improvement as well as keep under review the issue of intergenerational fairness and bring forward potential solutions to help solve it.

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Recent Documents related to Inheritance and Intergenerational Fairness

1. Inheritance and Intergenerational Fairness
27/03/2019 - APPGs

Found: To examine the impact the current system of inheritance tax is having on members of the public and identify

2. Intergenerational Fairness and Government Policy
20/10/2017 - Parliamentary Research

Found: Intergenerational Fairness and Government Policy Summary On 26 October 2017, the House of Lords is

3. Intergenerational transfers: the distribution of inheritances, gifts and loans
30/10/2018 - Office for National Statistics (ONS)
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Found: Intergenerational transfers: the distribution of inheritances, gifts and

4. United for All Ages - written evidence
19/03/2018 - Inquiry: Long term funding of adult social care - Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee
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Found: focused on care, housing, work, technology and ‘fairness for all ages’. Our approach is very much about

5. Equality of Opportunity and Quality of Life for Young People
09/05/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: different perspective. The House of Lords Intergenerational Fairness and Provision Committee published a report

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Inheritance and Intergenerational Fairness

1. Tackling Intergenerational Unfairness (Select Committee Report)
25/01/2021 - Grand Committee

1: Select Committee on Intergenerational Fairness and Provision Tackling intergenerational unfairness (HL Paper - Speech Link
2: give evidence.The debate on the intergenerational fairness report, although late, is now more prescient - Speech Link
3: admirable that it has already begun publishing an intergenerational analysis of the data it holds, and that it - Speech Link

2. Inheritance Tax
20/05/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: assessment they have made of (1) the amount of inheritance tax paid, and (2) the measures being taken to - Speech Link
2: checks into inheritance tax returns to ensure that customers pay the right amount. Inheritance tax is payable - Speech Link
3: She refers to the UK’s total annual £5 billion inheritance tax, which is paid only by the wealthy and the - Speech Link

3. Intergenerational Fairness in Government Policy
26/10/2017 - Lords Chamber

1: this House takes note of the case for intergenerational fairness to form a core part of government policy - Speech Link
2: to cover every conceivable aspect of intergenerational fairness. The examination question that we set - Speech Link

4. Intergenerational Fairness
28/02/2017 - Commons Chamber

1: Report of the Work and Pensions Committee, Intergenerational fairness, HC 59, and the Government response, - Speech Link
2: Work and Pensions Committee report on intergenerational fairness. I am pleased that a number of members - Speech Link
3: about how aspects of education affect intergenerational fairness.The Committee decided democratically - Speech Link

5. Civil Partnership Act 2004 (Amendment) (Sibling Couples) Bill [HL]
20/07/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: sold when the first sibling dies to raise the inheritance tax on his or her share. Living with the knowledge - Speech Link
2: prices have increased so dramatically that the inheritance tax will now be far beyond anything they could - Speech Link
3: of welfare, taxation, tenancy succession and inheritance. But this is not true of the rights of those - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Inheritance and Intergenerational Fairness
1. Inheritance Tax
asked by: Alex Sobel
21/07/2020
... whether he plans to review the residence nil-rate band policy for inheritance of property.

2. Inheritance Tax
asked by: Jim Shannon
03/03/2020
... if he will make it his policy to reduce Inheritance Tax to 10 per cent.

3. Inheritance Tax
asked by: Gregory Campbell
06/02/2020
... published July 2019.

4. Inheritance Tax
asked by: Lord Risby
16/09/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what has been the total yield on inheritance tax collected in each of the last five years.

5. Inheritance Tax
asked by: Baroness Hodgson of Abinger
30/03/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government how long Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs takes to process inheritance tax account forms and return IHT421 forms as a receipt of tax paid; and whether there is a service-level agreement for this.

Latest Questions
4 Current APPG Officers
John Stevenson Portrait
John Stevenson
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Carlisle
Joined: 27th March 2019
Holly Lynch Portrait
Holly Lynch
Officer
Labour - Halifax
Joined: 24th February 2020
Matthew Offord Portrait
Matthew Offord
Officer
Conservative - Hendon
Joined: 24th February 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

John Stevenson MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 3000.

Email: john.stevenson.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Emily Deane, STEP (Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners), Artillery House, 11-19 Artillery Row, London SW1P 1RT. Tel: 020 3752 3763

Email: emily.deane@step.org

Group's Website:

https://www.step.org/appg

No benefits in kind are on record for the Inheritance and Intergenerational Fairness APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Inheritance and Intergenerational Fairness APPG

Former APPG Officers
Kevin Barron Portrait
Kevin Barron
Secretary
Labour - Former Member for Rother Valley
Joined: 27th March 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
David Simpson Portrait
David Simpson
Vice Chair
Democratic Unionist Party - Former Member for Upper Bann
Joined: 27th March 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships