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    Sugar in Food and Drinks (Targets, Labelling and Advertising) Bill 2016-17

    Type of Bill:
    Private Members' Bill (Presentation Bill)
    Sponsor:
    Geraint Davies

    Progress of the Bill

    Bill started in the House of Commons

    1. House of Commons
    2. House of Lords
    3. Royal Assent

    Last event

    Latest Bill

    HouseBillDate Bill 70 2016-17, as introduced | PDF version, 81KB 02.11.2016

    Latest news on the Sugar in Food and Drinks (Targets, Labelling and Advertising) Bill 2016-17

    This Bill was expected to have its second reading debate on Friday 12 May 2017.

    However, as a General Election has now been called and Parliament will be dissolved from 3 May 2017, the Bill falls and no further action will be taken.

    Summary of the Sugar in Food and Drinks (Targets, Labelling and Advertising) Bill 2016-17

    A Bill to require the Secretary of State to set targets for sugar content in food and drinks; to provide that added sugar content on food and drink labelling be represented in terms of the number of teaspoonfuls of sugar; to provide for standards of information provision in advertising of food and drinks; and for connected purposes.

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