Obesity: Children

(asked on 28th June 2018) - View Source

Question to the Department of Health and Social Care:

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to Chapter 2 of the Childhood Obesity plan, what the timetable is for the consultation on a 9.00pm watershed on junk food adverts.


Answered by
Steve Brine Portrait
Steve Brine
This question was answered on 3rd July 2018

‘Childhood obesity: a plan for action, chapter 2’ announced seven consultations on: introducing a 9pm watershed on TV advertising of products high in fat salt and sugar (HFSS) and similar protection online; banning price promotions for HFSS products; banning location promotions for HFSS products; ending the sale of energy drinks to children, introducing consistent calorie labelling for the out of home sector in England; strengthening Government Buying Standards for Food and Catering Services; and revised plans to the Healthy Start vouchers to provide additional support to children from lower income families. All consultations will be launched before the end of 2018.

‘Childhood obesity: a plan for action, chapter 2’ is available at the following link:

www.gov.uk/government/publications/childhood-obesity-a-plan-for-action-chapter-2

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