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Sugar tax is not so sweet for one Monson Road retailer who fears losing life savings

Times of Tunbridge Wells: Sugar tax is not so sweet for one Monson Road retailer who fears losing life savings. Read the original article here, which was published in The Times of Tunbridge Wells on Wednesday 19th of October.  The owner of a Tunbridge Wells newsagent’s has warned government plans for a sugar tax could ‘ruin’ his […]

Gavin Partington – Over 2,000 small business owners call on the Chancellor to think again about the soft drinks tax

Conservative Home: Margaret Thatcher, the daughter of a grocer, understood the importance of the British entrepreneurial spirit in ensuring we have a thriving economy. Read the original article here, published in Conservative Home on Wednesday 13th October 2016 Write to your MP now in 3 quick clicks and ask them to #canthetax  She also understood […]

‘Sugar tax could lead to increase in illegal trade’, suppliers claim

A sugar tax on soft drinks could increase illegal trade into the UK, a group of suppliers has claimed. Read the original article here, which was published by ITV news on Thursday 13th October 2016 Write to your MP now in 3 quick clicks and ask them to #canthetax  A coalition of businesses under the […]

Theresa May urged to scrap Sugar Tax amid claims cutting portions is TEN TIMES more effective at fighting flab

THERESA MAY has been urged to can the hated Sugar Tax amid claims that cutting portion sizes is TEN TIMES more effective in fighting the flab. Read the original article here, which was published in The Sun on Wednesday 12th October 2016 Write to your MP now in 3 quick clicks and ask them to […]

This Tunbridge Wells newsagent says the ‘sugar tax’ will ruin his business

Kent Live: A Tunbridge Wells trader who claims his business is at risk because of a proposed ‘sugar tax’ on fizzy drinks, is urging customers to fight the government plans. Read the original article here, published on Kent Live on 12th October 2016. Newsagent Neil Bradford says if the new tax is introduced he and dozens […]

For a convenience store owner, the Sugar Tax could be a dangerous tipping point

New Statesman: Raaj Chandarana, a local convenience store owner in High Wycombe, says increasing the price of one of his key products is the latest blow to a well-respected community store. Read the original article here, published in the New Statesman on Friday 7th October  Write to your MP now in 3 quick clicks and ask […]

Over 2,000 small business owners write to the Chancellor asking him to scrap the soft drinks tax

The Face the Facts: Can the Tax coalition have today delivered over 2,000 letters from newsagents, small business owners and publicans asking the Chancellor to scrap the soft drinks tax. Newsagents are predicted to lose out on thousands of pounds a year in lost revenue if the tax is introduced. Over 2,000 newsagents, small business […]

Osborne’s soft drinks tax should fizzle out

Read the original article here, which was published on Guido Fawkes blog on Monday 3rd October 2016 Write to your MP now in 3 quick clicks and ask them to #canthetax  Guido Fawkes: George Osborne may have left 1 Horse Guards Road for the glamourous US speech circuit and an odd guest appearance on the Today […]

Linda Sood – If the Conservatives really are the party of business, they should scrap the soft drinks tax

Conservative Home: The Conservatives won the last election by telling us that they had a long term economic plan which included creating more jobs by backing small business and enterprise. Read the original article here, published in Conservative Home Monday 3rd October 2016. Write to your MP now in 3 quick clicks and ask them to #canthetax  […]

Pev Manners – The only impact a soft drinks tax will have is on small British businesses like Belvoir Fruit Farms

Conservative Home: In recent years, Belvoir Fruit Farms has gone from a tiny farm business making drinks in our kitchen to my Mum’s homemade recipes to one of the UK’s best-loved growing drinks brands, which is still owned by me and my family. Read the original article here, published in Conservative Home on Wednesday 5th […]