Ban on buy-one-get-one-free food deals delayed for a year, as PM accused of 'playing politics' with kids' health

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Prime Minister has delayed the policies for at least a year and may axe them completely. The U-turn was immediately condemned by health campaigners as failing children. But it was welcomed by Tory MPs, who hold Johnson's fate in their hands after the scandal over lockdown parties in No 10 damaged his authority.
Ban on buy-one-get-one-free food deals delayed for a year, as PM accused of 'playing politics' with kids' health
12 days ago·London, United Kingdom

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BBC News

Ministers delay ban on multi-buy junk food deals

But health groups criticise the move to pause the ban on unhealthy food offers and some advertising.

13 days ago·United Kingdom
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The Guardian

UK delays ban on supermarket junk food deals and pre-watershed ads

PM accused of ‘playing politics’ with children’s health after measures postponed due to cost of living crisis

13 days ago·London, United Kingdom
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The Independent

Ministers delay ban on buy-one-get-one-free deals for unhealthy foods

Officials said they want to assess the impact on family budgets amid an ‘unprecedented’ cost-of-living squeeze.

13 days ago·London, United Kingdom
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Daily Mirror

Tory ban on junk food deals delayed by a year in cost-of-living shambles

Boris Johnson had vowed to end 3-for-2 offers on unhealthy food - but it's now been kicked back after warnings it could heap yet more of a burden on families

13 days ago·London, United Kingdom
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Sky News

Cost of living: Ban on buy-one-get-one-free junk food deals delayed for a year, as PM accused of playing politics with kids' health

Promotions such as buy-one-get-one-free (Bogof) offers and extra free deals on products high in fat, salt and sugar (HFSS) would have been banned under the new measures.

13 days ago·United Kingdom
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Metro News

Ban on buy-one-get-one free deals delayed due to cost of living crisis

The prime minister has been accused of 'playing politics' with children's lives.

12 days ago·London, United Kingdom
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