An important opinion piece.
Welcome to the latest edition of Wonderful Women, a regular feature on Honest Mum that celebrates and provides insight into the minds of the some of the UK's most successful and creative females. In this feature, I speak to Baroness Margaret McDonagh, former General Secretary of the Labour Party from 1998-2001 who played a pivotal role in helping Labour win its landslide elections during her time there.
Earlier this month, George Osborne, gave his sixth budget speech with the chancellor's new sugar tax dominating the headlines. This tax sees the Government take on the fizzy drinks industry in a bid to tackle growing issues around childhood and adult obesity.
Last Monday saw me attend a formal event in the staggeringly regal, gilded Music Room in Lancaster House by Buckingham Palace, to celebrate the Early Years education sector, hearing from and meeting some of the best practice providers in the UK.