Health & Fitness

Salt and sugar tax for England to be ruled out

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Posted: 11/06/22 - 10:35
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The government is expected to reject proposals to introduce a new salt and sugar tax in England when it announces its food strategy next week.

Monday's policy paper comes after Henry Dimbleby's review recommended taxing salt and sugar used in processed foods, restaurants and catering.

Boris Johnson previously called the proposal "unattractive". But a government source stressed its strategy would promote healthier diets.

I Call True: Some common sense at last, this 'tax' does nothing to change the common persons lifestyle choices and just adds to the already huge burden of the cost of living

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This is a very poor idea. Although people should be more healthy, it is their own life and people should not be priced out so that it is only accessible to the elites.
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Cant see they've got any other choice but to stop this insane taxation of the working classes.
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Proven not to work on fizzy drinks already http://bit.ly/2MjXRR4 and just a burden on peoples wallets so good call