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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
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Commons 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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