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Sanitary Protection: VAT

Question for Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

UIN 121929, tabled on 27 November 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what progress his Department has made on distributing the tampon tax to support women and girls.

Answered on

2 December 2020

To date more than £62 million of VAT on sanitary products has gone to good causes supporting women and girls, through the Tampon Tax Fund. The successful applicants to the 20/21 round of the Tampon Tax Fund were announced on on Friday 27th November 2020 and funding will be distributed in due course.