Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls has described the Government's tax policy as "incoherent and flawed". He also welcomed the u-turns but told ITV News further tax reform was needed.
Justice Secretary Kenneth Clarke has defended the Government's tax U-turns, saying the changes came as a result of listening to taxpayers.
The Government has scrapped plans to implement 20% VAT on pasties and reduced the planned tax on static caravans to 5%
The Government continues to feel the heat over its decision to add VAT to hot takeaway baked goods, a move nicknamed "the pasty tax."