Sugar tax to come into effect in 2018 - Shropshire Star

Jonathan Isaby, chief executive of the TaxPayers' Alliance, said: "It is deeply concerning that the Government is pushing ahead with this regressive charge in spite of the overwhelming body of evidence showing that it's doomed to failure.

"The solution to tackling obesity and other health problems related to lifestyle choices is better education and personal responsibility. Slapping arbitrary taxes on a few products due to pressure from the taxpayer-funded health lobby will hit the poorest and fail to achieve the desired results."

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Sugar tax to come into effect in 2018 - Shropshire Star
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