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Junk food: Ministers to delay ban on multi-buy deals

Business / Sat 14th May 2022 am31 11:22am

THE government is to delay a ban on multi-buy deals for junk food and pre-watershed TV advertising reports the BBC.

The Department of Health said the plans would be deferred for a year while officials assessed the impact on household finances as families struggle with the increasing cost of living.

It said curbs on junk food placement in stores would still go ahead in October.

But health campaigners have accused the PM of “playing politics” with children’s health.

The full story is below.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-61443047

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3 Comments for Junk food: Ministers to delay ban on multi-buy deals:

Ray
2022-05-15 04:41:36

There are a few porkers in parliament that might like to lose the pound or two.

Kevin
2022-05-15 07:06:37

We are being told more & more what we can & can't do, we are being stopped from making our own decisions. Are government slowly making this a dictatorship country

P.
2022-05-19 05:16:03

Kevin, it’s because 90% of the time - given the chance - most people can’t make the right choice for themselves. That’s why we have alcoholics, drug abusers, obesity problems, smoking related illnesses, drink driving related accidents, murder as result of drink/drug abuse, etc - plaguing the NHS and police forces. If people wouldn’t behave like such animalistic idiots, perhaps we could be trusted to make the right decisions. Instead, we lost that right years ago. And rightly so. The only people who will complain are often the ones these regulations affect. And put it this way, they don’t affect me. At all. So I’m all for it.

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