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star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar this property date less than 2019-09-02more like thismore than 2019-09-02
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Treasury more like this
star this property answering dept id 14 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Treasury more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
star this property hansard heading Electronic Publishing: VAT more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he has made an assessment of the effect of VAT on e-publications on children’s literacy in the UK; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edinburgh South remove filter
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Ian Murray more like this
star this property uin 284908 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-05more like thismore than 2019-09-05
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government keeps all taxes under review, including VAT.</p><p> </p><p>Any amendments to the VAT regime as it applies to physical publications and e-publications must be carefully assessed against policy, economic and fiscal considerations. Any representations on this issue will be considered as part of the fiscal events process.</p><p> </p><p>The impact on literacy of any reduction of VAT on e-publications is likely to depend on commercial decisions about the extent to which any tax saving would lead to price reductions for consumers, and any associated behavioural changes.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Hereford and South Herefordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Jesse Norman more like this
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less than 2019-09-05T14:21:22.497Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-05T14:21:22.497Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jesse Norman more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ian Murray more like this