Lifestyle Economics

The Sugar Tax Ruined Drinks Without Tackling Obesity


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Matthew Lesh quoted in Guido Fawkes

Housing and Planning

Matthew Lesh quoted in The Telegraph

Christopher Snowdon referenced in City AM

IEA Head of Lifestyle Economics Christopher Snowdon’s analysis of the impact of the sugar tax has been referenced in a letter to City AM.

The letter said:

“The IEA’s Christopher Snowdon, among others, has comprehensively debunked the claim that the sugar tax meaningfully reduced sugar intake. All it did was make drinks more expensive (and worse).”

Read the full letter in City AM (20/02/2024, p.21).

You can also read Christopher’s latest analysis of the impact of the sugar tax in The Critic.



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