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The UK Nanny Elites Punishes The Poorest

Christopher Snowdon writing for spiked

Those who want to ban ‘buy one, get one free’ deals in the middle of a cost-of-living crisis are contemptible.

The Prime Minister delayed their ban on free food promotion offers (buy one get one free or three for the price of two) in order to alleviate the cost-of-living crisis.

From the article,

Naturally, the nanny-state lobby blew a fuse. Failed restaurateur Jamie Oliver was wheeled out to condemn the ‘wasted opportunity’ and to warn that the ‘whole obesity strategy’ was ‘falling apart’. Barbara Crowther of the Children’s Food Campaign wailed that ‘Boris is playing politics with our children’s health’. The Green Party’s Caroline Lucas tweeted: ‘The price of the cost-of-living scandal shouldn’t be paid for by increasing obesity and ill health.’ Meanwhile, Tory peer Lord Bethell described BOGOFs as ‘a total swindle’ and claimed that ‘it is totally “un-Conservative” to battle for out-of-date junk food promotions that are costing taxpayers a fortune and contributing to personal misery’.

Read the full article at spiked