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Could MSPs replace stamp duty with a new land tax?

MSPs are to discuss scrapping stamp duty on properties and replacing it with a new Scottish land tax.

Finance Secretary John Swinney has said he will use the reform to help first-time buyers.

Mr Swinney has also said he will ask those further up the property ladder to pay more.

BBC Scotland's political correspondent Raymond Buchanan reports.

  • 25 Apr 2013