Sanitary Protection: VAT:Written question - 41191

Asked by Danny Kinahan
(South Antrim)
Asked on: 24 June 2016
HM Treasury
Sanitary Protection: VAT
To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how the £15 million tampon tax fund has been allocated in the UK.
Answered by: Mr David Gauke
Answered on: 05 July 2016

The Tampon Tax Fund supports women’s charities that are making a significant impact in the lives of women and girls in the UK, including health, wellbeing and education initiatives, and services for vulnerable women. The bids selected represent a range of different initiatives to benefit women across the whole of the UK.

In total, 25 charities have been allocated funding so far. This includes £5.2 million of funding allocated to Comic Relief and Rosa, to disburse funding over the coming year to a range of grassroots women’s organisations across the UK, in recognition of the high number of applications received.

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