After pasty tax row, what about sports drinks?

The Chancellors's plan to put VAT of 20% on all hot pasties and sausage rolls led to a determined campaign, spearheaded by Greggs the Bakers, which eventually saw ministers revise their plans to cover only those baked products that are deliberately kept warm and not those that cool down naturally.

Well after pastytax, how about further complications when it comes to determining whether a sports drink is purely for quenching your thirst or has some added nutritional value..Confused ?

Maybe this Commons exchange between the Newcastle North MP Catherine McKinnell and Treasury Minister David Gauke will help to clarify the new rules!!

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