Decision Maker Response

Sainsbury’s response

Aug 23, 2017 — Thank you for contacting us about the VAT on sanitary products and highlighting the importance of making sure everyone is able to buy the items they need.

We’ve listened to customers and they can now see lower prices across all sanitary products, both in store and online.

The prices of over 100 sanitary products, including tampons, came down earlier this month by 5%. This is to cover VAT on these items before they are zero rated.

Best wishes,

The Sainsbury’s team