After months of campaigning, Jamie was thrilled with the announcement back in April that a sugary drinks levy will be introduced in the UK in 2018. The UK now joins Mexico, France and South Africa in implementing this brave and bold move to improve the health of our kids. Following this announcement, we’ve pulled together some of your most frequently asked questions to help explain how it could affect you, check them out here.
Although this is a huge win, it’s just the first step. Jamie believes that this is only one part of a multi-layered solution to a complex obesity problem that he hopes will be addressed in the UK Government’s childhood obesity strategy (read Jamie’s recommendations for that here), due to be released in summer 2016. We are watching and waiting.