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|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.