We can only hope that the Government will keep the consumer front and centre in their minds when crafting their technology policy.
The World Health Organisation was wildly unprepared for the pandemic because it spent so much of its time playing politics with sugar taxes, junk food ad bans and vaping restrictions, rather than serving its purpose.
Sugar taxes and advertising bans don’t work – we need a smarter approach.
A new quango will seek to rein in Silicon Valley and the Chancellor has set his sights on punitive taxes for the uber-successful technology sector.
The government is running out of patience with the technology market and seems poised to intervene.
Sporadic, ill-thought-out Government interventions like banning Marmite adverts are not the answer to obesity.
Obesity is shaping up to be the next global health disaster and if we’re not careful, we might find ourselves as unprepared for the next pandemic as we were for the present one.
Oliver Dowden has been tasked with regulating the internet. If he gets it wrong, social media could become expensive and unusable.
The health benefits are tiny, but the economic damage will be huge.
If Britain is going to embark on a nationwide weight-loss programme, the government should not be in charge of it.