This petition was submitted during the 2017–2019 Conservative government
Petition Scrap VAT from sunscreen! Sun cream preparations are a necessity, not a luxury!
The most significant risk factor in the development of Basal Cell Carcinoma is long-term exposure to sunlight and episodes of burning in the sun. The message to cover up should be heard loud and clear for all, but for many, SPF -30+ is a hefty price.
Removing VAT would indefinitely save lives.
I never used to cream up - and cover up - and so, to date, I have had five Basal Cell Carcinoma-type (BCC) lesions removed from my face at Queen's Hospital, Romford (not including the place on my neck 18 years ago.
This petition closed early because of a General Election Find out more on the Petitions Committee website