More than 100,000 signatures on petition

The RNLI has not had to pay VAT on fuel for its lifeboats since 1977, but Kent's air ambulance, which relies entirely on donations, does have to.

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100,000 back air ambulance

More than 100,000 people have signed a petition calling for the Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance service to be exempt from paying VAT on its fuel.