Clause 15 — Assignment of VAT

Part of Bills Presented — Local Area Referendum (Disposal of School Playing Fields) – in the House of Commons at 8:00 pm on 29th June 2015.

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Photo of Philippa Whitford Philippa Whitford Shadow SNP Westminster Group Leader (Health) 8:00 pm, 29th June 2015

I note that Highways England and London Legacy, which was created after the Olympics, have both been granted VAT exemption. They also fall into the same group. Surely Highways England is in exactly the same boat, yet it is given VAT exemption. We are not talking about something that is chiselled in stone or set in concrete, so surely it can be changed.