Video: Jim Paice MP on 20% hot food tax

05 April, 2012

Jim Paice, Minister of State for Agriculture and Food, spoke to British Baker at this year's Foodex exhibition regarding the government’s decision to add 20% VAT on to hot takeaway products, such as pies and pasties.

Music: Nice and Easy by Jason Shaw (Creative Commons licence)

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You can join our joint campaign with the National Association of Master Bakers called 'say NO to the 20% pie tax', opposing the government’s decision to place VAT on hot products by:

Liking the Facebook page: Say NO to the 20% Pie Tax

Joining the debate on Twitter: @BritishBaker and hashtag #NOpietax

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