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March 13, 2007

Question written on 13/03/2007

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer pursuant to the answer of 17 January 2007, Official Report, column 1141W, on VAT, if he will place in the Library a copy of (a) the letter of formal notice sent from the European Commission to the UK Government on 18 October 2006 and (b) the UK Government’s response of 14 December 2006, referring to a complaint about a change in the law on 3 December 2004 on VAT on the supply of services to non-EU customers.

Answered by Dawn Primarolo

This matter is currently under consideration, and is the subject of discussions with the European Commission.On completion of those considerations and discussions I will write to the hon. Member.