VAT fears ‘to score points’

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - Uk&world Update -

THE Lib­eral Democrats only warned of the dangers of a VAT hike dur­ing the Gen­eral Elec­tion be­cause they were try­ing to “score points” over the Tories, Busi­ness Sec­re­tary Vince Cable has ad­mit-ted. Mr Cable said the in­crease to 20 per cent in last week’s Bud­get had been nec­es­sary to tackle the deficit, and in­sisted the over­all pack­age had pro­tected the poor.

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