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registered interest false more like this
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Treasury more like this
answering dept id 14 more like this
answering dept short name Treasury more like this
answering dept sort name Treasury more like this
hansard heading Sanitary Protection: VAT more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
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pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent discussions his Department has had with the EU on the EU classification of sanitary items for VAT purposes. more like this
tabling member constituency Oxford East more like this
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Anneliese Dodds more like this
uin 174836 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-10-09more like thismore than 2018-10-09
answer text <p>The Government has continued to press at EU level for the flexibility to apply a zero rate of VAT to women’s sanitary products so that this can be introduced in the UK at the earliest opportunity.</p><p> </p><p>In January 2018, the European Commission brought forward a legislative proposal to enhance Member States’ flexibility to apply reduced and zero rates of VAT. This proposal remains under discussion and, if agreed to by Member States, would give the UK the legal ability to zero rate women’s sanitary products.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Central Devon more like this
answering member printed Mel Stride more like this
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3935
label Biography information for Mel Stride more like this
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label Biography information for Anneliese Dodds more like this