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Taxation: VAT

House of Lords written question – answered on 18th January 2011.

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Photo of Lord Stoddart of Swindon Lord Stoddart of Swindon Independent Labour

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the 21/2 per cent increase in VAT will automatically lead to an increase in the United Kingdom's contribution to the European Union budget through own resources; and if so, by how much.

Photo of Lord Sassoon Lord Sassoon The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury

The increase in VAT will not lead to an automatic increase in the United Kingdom's VAT-based contribution to the EU Budget.

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