A model from abroad about how to deal with sugar problems without taxing it.
Posts Tagged: Sugar tax
The Health Select Committee wants to automatically scrap its proposed sugar tax if it doesn’t work. This should be normal legislative practice, but it needs an attitude change.
The Conservative priority must instead be to ensure health policy is guided by experts in the field of nutrition, not enthusiastic amateurs spouting sound bites instead of science.
The Government has a sound case against such a regressive measure, but its accommodation of the public health lobby has left it without space to make it properly.
There is nothing uniquely evil about tobacco: the precedents set in the crusade against it will be used in time against all our vices.
The NHS is threatened by obesity, not mansions.