The Government has pledged to go-ahead with its so-called 'pasty tax', despite a huge campaign in the West Country against it. It's planning to slap 20% VAT on hot pies and pasties. Jacquie Bird has this report.
A group of South West MPs have failed to change the Government's plans to add VAT to pies and pasties.
In a vote in the house of commons earlier this evening ministers saw of opposition to the proposals by a margin of just 35.
MPs from Devon and Cornwall had hoped to amend the section of the Finance Bill relating to VAT on hot food. Find out more.