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Axe #TamponTax before 2022!

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Our Tampon Tax petition succeeded in 2016 when the UK Government agreed to end the sexist 5% 'luxury' tax placed on period products (including tampons and sanitary pads) by 2019. It was a victory to have the government commit to action.

But now it's been reported that "EU law would let Britain put a 0 per cent rate on tampons but will not come into force until January 2022 at the earliest." [1]

This is not okay. And means we’ll be stuck with tampon tax until then.

Hammond can argue, that as both the UK Parliament pushed for the end of tampon tax and the EU agrees in it’s it’s member states to decide eventually, we should be able to axe tampon tax sooner than the date provided.

Philip Hammond, PLEASE fight to reduce this date - and abolish tampon tax as was promised by David Cameron and George Osborne.

Brexit is unprecedented which means that we can help to shape it with enough support. PLEASE DO SO to secure the end of tampon tax ASAP. Period!

[1] The Telegraph

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