The sugar tax and the public finances

December 05, 2016 6:00 AM

When introducing the Soft Drinks Industry Levy, the then Chancellor, George Osborne, added that the revenues from the tax would be “tied directly” to funding sport and other activities in schools. This briefing paper looks at the likely effects of the tax and associated spending on the public finances. 

Read the full briefing here

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