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FAT TAX ON FOOD AND TO MAKE FRESH FOOD CHEAPER

Submitted on Wednesday 17th August 2011

Rejected on Wednesday 21st June 2017

Current status: Rejected

Rejection code: duplicate (see below for details)

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FAT TAX ON FOOD AND TO MAKE FRESH FOOD CHEAPER

Additional Information

A tax or surcharge that is placed upon fattening foods or beverages. A fat tax aims to decrease the consumption of foods that are linked to obesity and could lower the NHS bill for treating obesity. A study by the National Audit Office estimates that obesity costs the NHS at least £500m a year.


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