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Energy: VAT

Department for Energy and Climate Change written question – answered on 23rd March 2016.

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Photo of Clive Lewis Clive Lewis Shadow Minister (Energy and Climate Change)

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what discussions her Department has had with the EU institutions on the (a) level of VAT on energy saving materials and (b) European Commission's VAT Action Plan.

Photo of Andrea Leadsom Andrea Leadsom The Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change

Tax matters, decisions and discussions on VAT are a matter for HM Treasury. The Department has been in regular contact with HM Treasury regarding the consultation on changes to the application of VAT on energy saving materials.

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