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Duel: should we have a sugar tax?

Ministers are looking at putting a tax on sugary drinks to curb obesity in Britain, but would it help? Our panellists battle it out

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Nina Modi, Professor of Neonatal Medicine at Imperial College London and President of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

Many years ago as an 18-year-old, I spent two weeks at the Outward Bound School at Loitokitok in Kenya. My group consisted of five strapping African girls, one rather weedy Indian (me) and our American volunteer leader. We spent a never-to-be-forgotten fortnight, charging around on the plains and the slopes of a then unspoiled Kilimanjaro. As we tearfully said goodbye…

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