Labour: Imposing sugar tax 'is not fair'

Shadow public health minister Luciana Berger wrote on Twitter:

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Sugar tax is not fair.Most senior health officials clearly in despair at collapsing Responsibility Deal & Ministers caving into big business

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Chief Medical Officer's sugar tax call is a clear sign the Govt's flagship public health policy is failing people across the country

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Medical chief: May need sugar tax to tackle obesity

A "sugar tax" may have to be introduced to curb child and adult obesity, the chief medical officer for England has warned.