§ Lord Rotherwick
asked Her Majesty's Government:
In the light of the foot-and-mouth crisis, whether they are considering a VAT reduction from 17.5 per cent to 5 per cent on admissions and sales at tourist attractions to help these businesses avoid bankruptcy. [HL1501]
§ Lord McIntosh of Haringey
The Government have no current plans to reduce VAT on admissions and sales at tourist attractions.