ITV News readers have spoken overwhelmingly against the suggestion of a 'sugar tax', made by England's chief medical officer in response to the country's obesity crisis.
At the time of writing, not a single response on Twitter or the ITV News Facebook page has supported the idea floated by Dame Sally Davies.
– Steffie Hilgers
Aren't the public ever going to be allowed to be responsible for their own health? I am getting so fed up with being told what I can and can't eat.
– Lucy Taylor
The government should focus on making healthy food cheap and stop food prices rocketing.
– Iain Gold
I actually think medical "experts" are a bigger threat to personal freedoms than the police, secret services, GCHQ, etc.