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Food: Taxation

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN HL17770, tabled on 5 September 2019

To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to introduce a snack tax to help reduce obesity.

Answered on

9 September 2019

This answer is a correction from the original answer.

The Department has no plans to introduce a snack tax.

Original answer

It has not proved possible to respond to this question in the time available before Prorogation. Ministers will correspond directly with the Member.