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Medical Treatments: VAT

Health written question – answered on 12th May 2011.

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Photo of Simon Hart Simon Hart Conservative, Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps he has taken to inform those in receipt of disability benefits that they are entitled to buy medical products at zero rate value added tax.

Photo of Maria Miller Maria Miller The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

I have been asked to reply.

Our Award Notices do not mention benefits or other schemes. Leaflet DLA 95 covers these at pages 6 and 7 (a copy is held in the Library). The leaflet also contains links to the "Direct Government" website, which provides further information.

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