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)

YouTube link: http://youtu.be/J0RrmzG8qvM


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

Signing the e-petition: http://epetitions.direct.gov.uk/petitions/32044