Archive: Public Health

Ingrid Newkirk: Isn't it time to start taxing Britain's carnivores?

Comment: Gluttons for punishment deserve a sin tax on meat

An excise tax on meat, eggs and dairy products will help put taxpayers suffering from high blood pressure, high cholesterol and other health problems on the road to recovery.

Opinion Former Articles

  • Minimum pricing would only affect problem drinkers, campaigners say

    PM backs 'local' booze minimum pricing

    David Cameron has indicated his support for local bans on cheap alcohol but refused to implement a national level policy, according to a report.

  • Free milk for under-fives will remain after No 10 intervention

    Milk U-turn 'reflects coalition chaos'

    Labour leadership contenders have jumped to criticise Downing Street's intervention on free milk for under-fives, after David Cameron quashed a junior minister's proposal yesterday.

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