Jeremy Hunt: Tax on sugary foods a 'blunt tool'

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt told ITV's The Agenda last night that he is "sceptical" about imposing a tax on sugary foods and drinks, calling the measure a "blunt tool":

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Call for tax on sugary soft drinks

A new tax of 20p a litre should be levied on sugary soft drinks with the proceeds going towards child health, a report by a food charity recommends. But the Health Secretary told ITV's The Agenda he is "sceptical about legislation."