Science and Technology Committee (Commons)

Energy drinks inquiry

Inquiry status: open

Accepting written evidence.

Scope of the inquiry

The Science and Technology Committee launches an inquiry into the consumption of energy drinks.

Research has shown that young people in the UK consume more energy drinks than those in other European countries, with total consumption in the UK increasing by 185% between 2006 and 2015.

Terms of reference: Energy drinks Send a written submission

Latest evidence

  • 12 Jun 2018 - Energy drinks - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF284 KB) HC 821 | Published 18 Jun 2018

    Evidence given by Darren Northcott, National Official (Education), NASUWT Teaching Union, Dr Amelia Lake, Associate Director, Fuse, The Centre for Translational Research in Public Health, and Reader in Public Health Nutrition, Teeside University, Annabel Gipp, Specialist Paediatric Eating Disorders Dietitian, British Dietetic Association, and Professor Russell Viner, President, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health; Oliver Strudwick, Public Affairs Manager, British Soft Drinks Association, James Lowman, Chief Executive, Association of Convenience Stores, and James Bielby, Chief Executive, Federation of Wholesale Distributors

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