Dr David Jukes, The University of Reading, UK
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Bills are often introduced into Parliament as a means of generating discussion on policy. Unless supported by the Government, most Bills fail to become legal documents. This page lists a few examples of these Bills.
House of Commons / Lords bills - Session 2016-17
[HL] 139 - Bread and Flour Regulations (Folic Acid) Bill - A Bill to amend the Bread and Flour Regulations 1998 to require flour to be fortified with folic acid. See: Link to Parliament website
House of Commons bills - Session 2015-16
82 - Sugar in Food and Drinks (Targets, Labelling and Advertising) Bill. A Bill to require the Secretary of State to set targets for sugar content in food and drinks; to provide that sugar content on food and drink labelling be represented in terms of the number of teaspoonfuls of sugar; to provide for standards of information provision in advertising of food and drinks; and for connected purposes. See: Link to Parliament website
67 - Food Waste (Reduction) Bill - A Bill to require the Secretary of State to make provision for a scheme to establish incentives to implement and encourage observance of the food waste reduction hierarchy; to encourage individuals, businesses and public bodies to reduce the amount of food they waste; to require large supermarkets, manufacturers and distributors to reduce their food waste by no less than 30 per cent by 2025 and to enter into formal agreements with food redistribution organisations; to require large supermarkets and food manufacturers to disclose levels of food waste in their supply chain; and for connected purposes. See: Link to Parliament website
House of Commons bills - Session 2014-15
House of Commons bills - Session 2013-14