Soft Drinks: Taxation

Treasury written question – answered on 1st November 2019.

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Photo of Andrew Rosindell Andrew Rosindell Conservative, Romford

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much revenue has been raised from the soft drinks industry levy since the inception of that levy; and what estimate he has made of the revenue from that levy in the next three years.

Photo of Simon Clarke Simon Clarke The Exchequer Secretary

Since its inception, the amount of revenue raised from the Soft Drinks Industry Levy up to and including September 2019 is £403m. This figure includes £240m of revenue raised during the 2018/19 financial year and £163m raised during 2019/20. This figure was published in the ‘HMRC Tax & NIC Receipts (September 2019)’ publication at:

The current forecast for SDIL revenue over the next three years was published in the Office for Budget Responsibility’s (OBR) March 2019 Economic and Fiscal Outlook. The publication tables can be found on the OBR’s website at:

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