Alok Sharma has given up meat to help the environment

Cop26 president Alok Sharma criticises plans for new ‘meat taxdespite revealing he has given up eating it to help the environment

  • COP26 president Alok Sharma criticised plans for a new ‘meat tax’ gister
  • He revealed he has now given up eating it to help save the environment
  • Remarks came after George Eustice signalled his support for the new tax
  • COP26 president Alok Sharma criticised plans for a new ‘meat taxyesterday – despite revealing he has now given up eating it to help save the environment.

    Cabinet Minister Mr Sharma said he was not in favour of slapping a new levy on meat and dairy products. His remarks came after Environment Secretary George Eustice had signalled his support yesterday for the new tax.

    Volgens berigte, the Government is already working on a new tax system for parts of the food sector that contribute most to global warming.

    COP26 president Alok Sharma criticised plans for a new 'meat tax' yesterday ¿ despite revealing he has now given up eating it to help save the environment

    COP26 president Alok Sharma criticised plans for a new ‘meat taxyesterday – despite revealing he has now given up eating it to help save the environment

    His remarks came after Environment Secretary George Eustice had signalled his support yesterday for the new tax

    His remarks came after Environment Secretary George Eustice had signalled his support yesterday for the new tax

    But Mr Sharma told The Mail on Sunday: ‘Uiteindelik, issues on tax and spend are for the Chancellor.

    'Aan die einde van die dag, we ought to be encouraging people rather than forcing them to go in a particular direction.

    But father-of-two Mr Sharma revealed that he himself had given up on eating meat.

    Hy het verduidelik: ‘The reason I gave up meat is because my younger daughter, who went vegetarian some years ago and is very focused on environmental issues, basically said to me when I got this role, ‘What am I going to do for the environment?”

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