Government urged to back UK rural tourism this summer

Farming UK has reported on calls for the Government to back British tourism this summer following the Prime Minister’s announcement of the country's post-lockdown roadmap last week

The sector welcomed news that rural tourism including shops and outdoor hospitality businesses could reopen on 12th April.

The Country Land and Business Association warned that many rural tourism businesses were 'teetering on the edge', and that the Government 'must now be brave and unashamedly back British tourism', such as by cutting VAT from 20 per cent to 5 per cent, and making this permanent for small rural tourism businesses.

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Farming UK - Government urged to back UK rural tourism this summer


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