Sun claims victory in 'Who Vat all the pies?' campaign

George Osborne's U-turn a result of "listening to Sun readers".

Sun claims victory in 'Who Vat all the pies?' campaign
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The Sun claimed victory in its pasty tax campaign this morning after Chancellor George Osborne scrapped the unpopular plan and said he had “listened to Sun readers”.

The paper carried the story on its front page this morning under the headline “Pasty la vista, Taxman”, hailing Osborne’s u-turn as a “spectacular victory” for its “Who Vat all the pies?” campaign.

The policy changes will mean food left to cool naturally will not be subject to VAT if it is not reheated or kept warm after coming out of the oven.

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