Monthly Archive: March 2016

Mar 16

Sugary Drinks Tax: A Sweet Solution?

Graphic showing the amount of sugar in popular drinks.

In today’s budget George Osborne announced that a sugary drinks tax would come into effect from 2018.  It is estimated that this tax will raise around £580 million per year, which the Government claims will be spent on more sports funding for primary schools (1). It is clear that this measure is particularly aimed at targeting …

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