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'Pasty lover' David Cameron defends VAT hike

David Cameron has said he "loves a hot pasty", but defended the decision to add VAT to all sales of the snack.

The prime minister told a press conference ministers had to make sure the rules were "fairly applied".

He said small businesses had paid the tax on their takeaway food for 20 years, but big supermarkets had not.

  • 28 Mar 2012
  • From the section UK