UK: Anger as £250,000 of tampon tax funding goes to an anti-abortion charity

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Anger as £250,000 of tampon tax funding goes to an anti-abortion charity
Anger has erupted at £250,000 of VAT on sanitary products being given to Life, which campaigns against abortion and offers a "positive alternative"

ByDan Bloom

2 APR 2017

Campaigners have voiced their anger after it emerged tax on tampons is helping fund an anti-abortion charity.

VAT on sanitary products worth £250,000 is being given to Life, which describes itself as "one of the country's largest and oldest pro-life organisations."

Its website's front page states: "Life has been speaking out against abortion and offering a positive alternative to it since 1970."

Continued at source: The Mirror: http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/anger-250k-tampon-tax-funding-10143563