Covid-19: VAT Reduction

Part of Treasury – in the House of Commons on 24th March 2020.

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Photo of Owen Thompson Owen Thompson SNP Whip

Scottish National party Members welcome the actions that have been announced so far by the Chancellor to support the economy during this outbreak. Given the particular strain felt by sectors such as hospitality, will the Minister consider reducing the VAT rate they are charged, in addition to the deferrals already announced?