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Bingo Clubs

Volume 487: debated on Thursday 12 February 2009

16. To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will remove liability for value added tax from bingo clubs. (256298)

The Chancellor keeps all taxes under review and decisions about gambling taxation are made at the Budget alongside all tax and spending decisions. The Government take all relevant factors into consideration when establishing and maintaining fair gambling tax regimes. These include the state of the industry and wider conditions within the economy.