Written Question on Soft Drinks: Taxation

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Date Title Questioner
13 Jun 2019, 1:55 p.m. Soft Drinks: Taxation Siobhain McDonagh


To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how the revenue from the Soft Drinks Industry Levy was spent in 2018-2019.

Answer (Nadhim Zahawi)

The revenue raised from the Soft Drinks Industry Levy has been allocated to the Department for Education by HM Treasury. Over 2018/19 the Healthy Pupils Capital Fund has spent £100 million. The PE and Sport Premium has spent £160 million. The Essential Life Skills programme has spent £13.85 million. Up to £26 million has been allocated to the National Schools Breakfast Programme over 2018-20.

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