Sugar Tax Debate
Sugar is constantly hitting the headlines due to recent developments in evidence and calls for new policies to reduce the levels of sugar consumption across the UK population. The recent support for Jamie Oliver’s petition to Introduce a tax on sugary drinks in the UK to improve our children’s health led the UK Parliament to hold a debate on 30th November 2015. There was widespread support across political parties for a tax on sugar sweetened drinks.
Watch the proceedings or read the transcript.