Nanny state tax on salt and sugar will raise the cost of living
Christopher Snowdon quoted in the Daily Mail
Christopher Snowdon quoted in City AM
Reacting to the report in City AM, IEA Head of Lifestyle Economics, Christopher Snowdon, said the plans would “clobber ordinary people” adding: “At a time of rising inflation, after the deepest recession in 300 years, Mr Dimbleby really needs to read the room. He rightly says that a meat tax would be unpopular and regressive. If Boris Johnson is foolish enough to act on these recommendations, he will soon find the same is true of taxing basic nutrients.”
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