This ‘nudge’ instinct is all too common in corporations, which view themselves as guiding forces on health, morality, politics, and actually most things.
Children’s health is too often weaponised as a justification for pushing through all sorts of unnecessary new punitive taxes and regulations.
Johnson, Street, and Houchen have all embraced the bike, and reaped the rewards both for the party and the nation.
The State continues to restrict personal freedom in a bid, it claims, to save life, while trying to avoid spelling out the risks to life caused by excess weight.
A move from Ken Clarke to Aneurin Bevan would not only risk harming the NHS, but miss the real target of reform: social care.
New proposals will stifle the food and drink industry, which has played a vital role in supporting the country through the pandemic.
We face a perfect storm of obesity, diabetes, dementia, and an epidemic of cardio-respiratory disease in our most economically vulnerable communities
The second part of the author’s mini-series of three articles on obesity policy for ConservativeHome this week.
The final part of a mini-series of three articles on obesity policy for ConservativeHome this week.
People strongly back it banning separate households meeting indoors where infection rates have risen, among other moves.
If politicians stopped pretending to an almost totalitarian infallibility, and encouraged the rest of us to show what we can do, the results would be better.
We should have a laser-like focus on reducing the tax burden, instead of relying on nannying to get us off of our bottoms.
Libertarians and advertisers are not happy, and others argue that the moves do not go far enough.
From supermarkets and sugar taxes to surgery, there are a broad range of options at the Prime Minister’s disposal to get Britain’s weight under control.
Given the prospect of a second wave of Coronavirus, the UK needs radical solutions.