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Soft Drinks: Taxation

Question for HM Treasury

UIN 36827, tabled on 9 May 2016

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will include a time limit in the terms of the soft drinks industry levy such that that levy would cease to apply if reformulation targets are met by soft drinks manufacturers.

Answered on

12 May 2016

There is no plan to include a time limit in the terms of the soft drinks industry levy, but the Chancellor keeps all taxes under review as part of the Budget process.

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