Sugar Tax

The Sligo Champion - - NEWS -

The Coun­cil is call­ing on the Depart­ment of Fi­nance to rein­vest the rev­enue from the Sugar Tax in children’s health and health pro­mo­tion ac­tiv­i­ties.

Cllr Sea­mus Kil­gan­non moved the mo­tion which was sup­ported by all mem­bers. He said obe­sit y was now ten times the rate of 1975 l evels.

He was sup­ported by Cllr Hubert Keaney who said phys­i­cal ac­tivit y should be “part and par­cel of our ed­u­ca­tion sys­tem.”

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