PM’s rationale for keeping VAT on energy is ‘disingenuous’

The rebel MP, who was expelled from the Conservative parliamentary party last week after backing a Labour motion to cut VAT from energy bills, has branded the prime minister's rationale for not doing so as “disingenuous.” Anne Marie Morris, the MP for Newton Abbot, who is sitting as an independent after she had the Tory whip withdrawn, said scrapping VAT on energy is "the most obvious, quickest and easiest" way of helping those struggling with rising energy bills.

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