We face a perfect storm of obesity, diabetes, dementia, and an epidemic of cardio-respiratory disease in our most economically vulnerable communities
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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.
James Frayne: Public support for the Government appears to have dropped – but not when it comes to individual policies
People strongly back it banning separate households meeting indoors where infection rates have risen, among other moves.
There is more than a hint of moral coercion in the way ministers have addressed us in the name of the NHS
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.
Darren Grimes: “Hey folks, eat out and spend more – no, not you, fatty. And here’s a new tax for you, consumer-friendly online retailer.”
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.
There has been immense optimism around a vaccine. But without that, societies must consider how to live with this disease.
I qualified as a personal trainer to train people in my spare time. The greatest challenge is breaking down the barriers people face to getting fit and healthy.
Lots of people want to know what the next Prime Minister will do for the country on everything other than Brexit.
The latest consultation was due to be published at the end of 2018, but there is still no clear publication date in sight.
Ben Bradley: To get the greatest benefit from extra NHS funding, resist the temptation to spend it all on hospitals
From community services and mental health treatment, to alleviating PFI debt, the extra cash must be used to prepare the health service for the future.
James Frayne: The voters most enthusiastic about state action on childhood obesity are…Conservative ones
So new research suggests. Private businesses must take at least as much responsibility for this state of affairs as Tory politicians.