What do you think about the idea of a fat tax? Take our poll

On Monday of this week the British Medical Association announced that it was lobbying the UK’s

Do you support a fat tax?
Do you support a fat tax?
government to try to ensure a 20% tax on sugary drinks to help find the obesity epidemic by promoting weight loss.

Indeed if Prof Sheila Hollins is to be believed then it will take 180,000 folk out of the obesity zone. Thus lowering the number of people who develop conditions such as T2 diabetes, for example!

So what is your view? Should we be increasing taxes on things which are fattening?

We have created a poll below to allow you to share your opinion.

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