New proposals will stifle the food and drink industry, which has played a vital role in supporting the country through the pandemic.
In the absence of counter-arguments, we can’t really be sure what the public thinks about state action on unhealthy lifestyles.
The final article in our series argues that while the primary focus should be deficit reduction, there may yet be room to make life a bit easier, particularly for the poorest.
The policy risks more than 4,000 jobs but will only reduce calorie intake by five calories per person, per day.
Small retailers will be hit hard.