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3:29pm 5th July 2012

Pirate FM has learnt 13 thousand Cornish jobs have been protected by scrapping the pasty tax.

The new figures come after the government backed down on adding another 20%

St Austell and Newquay MP Stephen Gilbert led the campaign: "It will protect jobs in Cornwall, it will protect the Cornish high street and high streets across the country and it will ensure that Cornwall which is already a disadvantage part of the United Kingdom, is not further disadvantaged".

3:29pm 5th July 2012

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