Treasury written question – answered on 3rd July 2012.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Gavin Shuker Gavin Shuker Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what assessment his Department has made of the effect on (a) consumer demand and (b) food manufacturers of his proposals for VAT on hot takeaway food; and if he will place in the Library a copy of any such assessment.

Photo of David Gauke David Gauke The Exchequer Secretary

On 28 June 2012 HM Revenue and Customs published on its website a Summary of Responses to its consultation ‘VAT; Addressing VAT borderline anomalies’. A copy has been placed in the Library. Annex B in the document contains a revised assessment of the impacts of the proposed changes to hot take away food.

Does this answer the above question?

Yes0 people think so

No0 people think not

Would you like to ask a question like this yourself? Use our Freedom of Information site.