Independent School Fees: VAT

Part of the debate – in Westminster Hall at 5:12 pm on 21 February 2024.

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Photo of Helen Hayes Helen Hayes Shadow Minister (Education) 5:12, 21 February 2024

There is a very simple reason for that. It is the way we avoid a loophole whereby any school can claim that it is a special school. Without there being an independent test of the places that are provided, any school could claim that it was a special school, and that would provide a loophole that we do not—