MP says scrap "pasty tax"

Cornish Pasty
Could you soon be paying more for a pasty? Credit: ITV Westcountry

A Cornish MP has added his voice to calls for the so-called "pasty tax" to be scrapped. Liberal Democrat Stephen Gilbert has tabled a motion in Parliament calling for VAT to be lifted from hot pasties. Last week The Chancellor extended VAT to hot food sold from bakeries and supermarkets.

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