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Fact Checking Tory Mistruths ep.1

January 3, 2021 6:47 PM

In the past few days we've seen local Conservatives trying to claim that leaving the EU has allowed the UK to ban pulse fishing and abolish VAT on the tampon tax.

Sadly for the Tories both are statements are patently untrue and easily disproved

The EU banned pulse fishing on 13 February 2019 when the UK was a FULL member to take effect in 2021. Here's the news item from Feb 2019 discussing the ban. euractiv.com/section/agricu