MPs from all parties call for tourist tax to be axed as Liz Truss and Sadiq Khan claim the fee puts Britain at a ‘competitive disadvantage’ with rest of Europe


Harriet Line


A cross-party group of politicians joined forces tonight to back the Mail’s campaign to bring back tax-free shopping for tourists.

Former prime minister Liz Truss led a growing clamour of calls from MPs demanding ministers restore the VAT refund for visitors to boost economic growth.

She was joined by Labour’s London Mayor Sadiq Khan and Liberal Democrat leader Sir Ed Davey, who said it would ‘turbo-charge Britain’s high streets’.

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