Early day motion 866

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VAT ON WOMEN'S SANITARY PRODUCTS

That this House is concerned about the level of Value Added Tax (VAT) levied on women's sanitary products, such as tampons and sanitary towels; notes that, whilst female sanitary products are subject to a five per cent rate of VAT, shaving razors are subject to a zero per cent rate, as are other essential items such as food and children's clothing; believes that sanitary products are also essential and should be subject to the zero per cent rate of VAT; further notes Treasury estimates that VAT on these products raises just £15 million in revenue per year; acknowledges that the setting of VAT rates is a matter for the EU; and calls on the Chancellor to urge the European Commission to bring forward a proposal to remove VAT from women's sanitary products as part of measures in the 2015 Budget.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Barron, Kevin Labour Party Rother Valley 19.03.2015
Bayley, Hugh Labour Party York Central 17.03.2015
Beith, Alan Liberal Democrats Berwick-Upon-Tweed 23.03.2015
Betts, Clive Labour Party Sheffield South East 24.03.2015
Blomfield, Paul Labour Party Sheffield Central 23.03.2015
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 12.03.2015
Brady, Graham Conservative Party Altrincham and Sale West 19.03.2015
Bruce, Malcolm Liberal Democrats Gordon 25.03.2015
Campbell, Ronnie Labour Party Blyth Valley 18.03.2015
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 18.03.2015
Clark, Katy Labour Party North Ayrshire and Arran 23.03.2015
Cooper, Rosie Labour Party West Lancashire 24.03.2015
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 20.03.2015
Crausby, David Labour Party Bolton North East 24.03.2015
Cunningham, Jim Labour Party Coventry South 17.03.2015
Davidson, Ian Labour Party Glasgow South West 23.03.2015
Esterson, Bill Labour Party Sefton Central 24.03.2015
Evans, Jonathan Conservative Party Cardiff North 18.03.2015
Farrelly, Paul Labour Party Newcastle-under-Lyme 17.03.2015
Farron, Tim Liberal Democrats Westmorland and Lonsdale 24.03.2015
Flynn, Paul Labour Party Newport West 17.03.2015
Galloway, George Respect Bradford West 24.03.2015
Gapes, Mike Labour Party Ilford South 19.03.2015
George, Andrew Liberal Democrats St Ives 18.03.2015
Gilmore, Sheila Labour Party Edinburgh East 25.03.2015
Glindon, Mary Labour Party North Tyneside 19.03.2015
Godsiff, Roger Labour Party Birmingham Hall Green 23.03.2015
Goldsmith, Zac Conservative Party Richmond Park 17.03.2015
Hamilton, Fabian Labour Party Leeds North East 24.03.2015
Hancock, Mike INDEPENDENT Portsmouth South 17.03.2015
Harris, Tom Labour Party Glasgow South 24.03.2015
Havard, Dai Labour Party Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney 20.03.2015
Hoey, Kate Labour Party Vauxhall 20.03.2015
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 16.03.2015
Huppert, Julian Liberal Democrats Cambridge 24.03.2015
Kaufman, Gerald Labour Party Manchester Gorton 25.03.2015
Lazarowicz, Mark Labour Party Edinburgh North and Leith 20.03.2015
Leech, John Liberal Democrats Manchester Withington 20.03.2015
Leslie, Charlotte Conservative Party Bristol North West 12.03.2015
Lewis, Julian Conservative Party New Forest East 25.03.2015
Llwyd, Elfyn Plaid Cymru Dwyfor Meirionnydd 18.03.2015
Long, Naomi Alliance Party Belfast East 24.03.2015
Lucas, Caroline Green Party Brighton Pavilion 19.03.2015
MacNeil, Angus Scottish National Party Na h-Eileanan an Iar 24.03.2015
Mactaggart, Fiona Labour Party Slough 23.03.2015
Main, Anne Conservative Party St Albans 20.03.2015
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 12.03.2015
McInnes, Liz Labour Party Heywood and Middleton 19.03.2015
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 18.03.2015
Morrice, Graeme Labour Party Livingston 19.03.2015
Morris, Grahame M Labour Party Easington 23.03.2015
Mulholland, Greg Liberal Democrats Leeds North West 25.03.2015
Owen, Albert Labour Party Ynys Môn 17.03.2015
Qureshi, Yasmin Labour Party Bolton South East 24.03.2015
Reid, Alan Liberal Democrats Argyll and Bute 24.03.2015
Ritchie, Margaret Social Democratic and Labour Party South Down 18.03.2015
Ruddock, Joan Labour Party Lewisham Deptford 18.03.2015
Russell, Bob Liberal Democrats Colchester 23.03.2015
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 17.03.2015
Sheerman, Barry Labour Party Huddersfield 18.03.2015
Sheridan, Jim Labour Party Paisley and Renfrewshire North 24.03.2015
Thornton, Mike Liberal Democrats Eastleigh 25.03.2015
Vaz, Valerie Labour Party Walsall South 23.03.2015
Ward, David Liberal Democrats Bradford East 18.03.2015
Weatherley, Mike Conservative Party Hove 24.03.2015
Weir, Mike Scottish National Party Angus 17.03.2015
White, Chris Conservative Party Warwick and Leamington 25.03.2015
Williams, Mark Liberal Democrats Ceredigion 20.03.2015
Williams, Roger Liberal Democrats Brecon and Radnorshire 17.03.2015
Willott, Jenny Liberal Democrats Cardiff Central 18.03.2015