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South West MPs fail over proposed changes to 'Pasty Tax'

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.

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