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Emma welcomes tax on sugary drinks but criticises government’s Budget for hitting disabled people

17 Mar 16

Emma Reynolds, Labour MP for Wolverhampton North East, has welcomed the announcement that a tax will be imposed on sugary drinks.

The Chancellor announced the new levy in his Budget yesterday. The tax will be introduced in 2018. However, the sugar tax was also accompanied by a series of tax cuts for the rich which will be funded by cuts to public services and assistance for disabled people. Speaking after the Budget, Emma said “This is a Budget …

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