Sugar tax

Are the UK's Big Four supermarkets responsible for the obesity crisis? Global management consultancy Oliver Wyman [...]

16 May 2016
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A public consultation has been launched today on introducing new non-broadcast rules on how food and soft drink [...]

13 May 2016
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Coca-Cola saw the popularity of its namesake fizzy drinks slide in key markets globally during the first quarter, [...]

20 April 2016
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Wolfing down huge plates of spaghetti with Dolmio sauce on a nightly basis might seem like the sort of thing the [...]

15 April 2016
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George Osborne’s decision to put a sin tax on fizzy drinks confirmed that there is no escape from the nanny [...]

31 March 2016
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Excessive regulation and so-called "sin taxes" make Britain among the most meddling countries in the European [...]

31 March 2016
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For all the headlines about the Budget in the past couple of weeks, there was one policy announcement that could [...]

30 March 2016
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MPs have approved the Budget after a week that saw one senior minister resign from the cabinet and a government [...]

22 March 2016
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Should the announcement of a sugar tax in last week’s Budget have marketeers worried? It certainly represents [...]

22 March 2016
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There's a giant dinosaur roaming the streets of Canary Wharf today. [...]

21 March 2016
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The government will perform a screeching U-turn today as ministers scramble to repair the damage caused by controversial [...]

21 March 2016
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George Osborne is edging towards his fiscal targets in a tortoise-like fashion. Depending on your perspective, [...]

16 March 2016
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Today's big speech has already become known as the "sugar tax" Budget, after George Osborne announced a surprise [...]

16 March 2016
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Despite no longer owning a sugar company, Tate and Lyle's share price took a tumble immediately after the announcement [...]

16 March 2016
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George Osborne’s Budgets have a reputation for pulling populist rabbits out of hats. [...]

16 March 2016
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George Osborne has just announced some Budget surprises - a sugar tax, longer school days - as well as an increase [...]

16 March 2016
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George Osborne has announced the government will introduce a surprise new levy on the sugar drinks industry that [...]

16 March 2016
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David Cameron can expect an angry phone call from Jamie Oliver tonight, after it was revealed that the government [...]

26 February 2016
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You get the impression from sugar tax campaigners that nobody has ever tried taxing food and soft drinks before. [...]

13 January 2016
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Rumours abound that the government is secretly quite keen on imposing a new tax on sugary drinks, to attempt to [...]

12 January 2016
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George Osborne promised that last week’s Spending Review would set out “far-reaching changes to what the state [...]

30 November 2015
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In a report published today, the health select committee says that “bold and urgent action” is required to [...]

30 November 2015
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More than two thirds of GPs think the government should introduce a controversial sugar tax, according to a new [...]

4 November 2015
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Government ministers have bowed to pressure. They have published a report by Public Health England (PHE) calling [...]

28 October 2015
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Who says you can't have too much of a good thing? Well, some supermarket ready meals contain almost twice as much [...]

25 October 2015
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Prime Minister David Cameron needs to be “brave” and back a tax on sugar, celebrity chef Jamie Oliver has [...]

19 October 2015
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Doctors in Britain calling for a tax on sugar-sweetened drinks in order to combat obesity have come up against [...]

13 July 2015
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Sugary foods may be taxed to cover the costs of treating obesity, a government minister has said.

22 May 2015
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THE RECENT suggestion by the chief medical officer Sally Davies that “we may need to introduce a sugar tax” [...]

5 March 2014

The chief medical officer for England Dame Sally Davies recently told a committee of MPs that a tax on sugar may [...]

5 March 2014

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