Sugar in Food and Drinks (Targets, Labelling and Advertising) Bill 2016-17
Progress of the Bill
Bill started in the House of Commons
- House of Commons
- House of Lords
- Royal Assent
- 1st reading: House of Commons 14 September, 2016 | 14.09.2016
- 2nd reading: House of Commons | 24.03.2017
- Read debates on all stages of the Sugar in Food and Drinks (Targets, Labelling and Advertising) Bill 2016-17
|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 is expected to have its second reading debate on Friday 24 March 2017.
This Bill was presented to Parliament on Wednesday 14 September 2016. This is known as the first reading and there was no debate on the Bill at this stage.
This Bill is a Private Member’s Bill. These are often not printed until close to the second reading debate. If the text is not yet available here and you wish to know more about this bill please contact its sponsor, Geraint Davies.
Summary of the Sugar in Food and Drinks (Targets, Labelling and Advertising) Bill 2016-17A 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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