A meeting is being held tonight (Wednesday) in Truro to discuss Government plans to impose VAT on sales of hot takeaway pasties. It is being organised by tax experts Francis Clark who say the proposed reforms are unworkable. It will be attended by members of Cornwall's pasty industry.
Graham Cornish from Liskeard claimed two top prizes at the first-ever World Pasty Championships at Cornwall's Eden Project. The first was for a traditional skirt beef and vegetable Cornish Pasty and the other was in the Open Savoury category, for his smoked Cornish fish and clotted cream offering