To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what steps his Department is taking to cut VAT on energy bills for families across the UK.
2 February 2021
In recognition of the fact that families should not have to bear all of the VAT costs they incur to meet their needs, households already benefit from a reduced VAT rate of 5 per cent on domestic supplies of gas and electricity.
Decisions on tax policy are made at fiscal events and the Government keeps all taxes under review.
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