Put the sugar tax on hold after Brexit, says FDF - Beverage Daily

A short report by Harry Fairhead, policy analyst at the Taxpayers’ Alliance, a campaign group whose stated mission is to “change the perception that big government is necessary and irreversible”, claims that if Britain’s sugar tax has the same effect on jobs in the UK as it did in Mexico, there will be 5,624 fewer jobs which would equate to the Treasury receiving over £17.4m (€ 20.6m) less in employment taxes.

Jonathan Isaby, chief executive of the TaxPayers' Alliance, said: “The government should be focusing on policies which encourage economic growth, so the sugar tax should be immediately scrapped."

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Put the sugar tax on hold after Brexit, says FDF - Beverage Daily
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