1. Only the privileged can afford not to eat on public transport  Metro.co.uk
  2. Obesity: Ban snacking on public transport, top doctor says  BBC News
  3. Banning eating on the train is not only a silly idea, it also offers dangerous ammunition to right-wing trolls  The Independent
  4. No-deal Brexit could lead to deaths in NHS, warns chief medical officer  The Times
  5. What do you think of a public transport snack ban?  BBC News
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Helen and Rosie from the Rooted Project respond to Dame Sally Davies' report that there should be a ban on eating on public transport.Children living in deprived areas are disproportionately affected by poor health - stopping them snacking on buses won’t help.

Only the privileged can afford not to eat on public transport | Metro News

England's top doctor also wants to see extra taxes placed on unhealthy foods to tackle child obesity.England's top doctor also wants to see extra taxes placed on unhealthy foods to tackle child obesity.

Obesity: Ban snacking on public transport, top doctor says - BBC News

England’s most senior medical adviser has warned that people could die as a result of shortages of medical supplies in the event of a no-deal Brexit.Professor Dame Sally Davies, the outgoing chief medical officer, told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme: “Everyone has worked very hard to prepare but I wiEngland’s most senior medical adviser has warned that people could die as a result of shortages of medical supplies in the event of a no-deal Brexit. Professor Dame Sally Davies, the outgoing chief...

No-deal Brexit could lead to deaths in NHS, warns chief medical officer | News | The Times

Listening to Dame Sally Davies on the Today programme this morning, I found myself shouting at the radio in fury.Listening to Dame Sally Davies on the Today programme this morning, I found myself shouting at the radio in fury.

Sally Davies is wrong if she thinks she can stop us snacking on the Tube 

Professor Dame Sally Davies also wants chocolate and crisps to be sold in plain packets Professor Dame Sally Davies also wants chocolate and crisps to be sold in plain packets

Ban eating and drinking on public transport, says health chief - Manchester Evening News

"Unhealthy options appear to flow freely, flooding high streets, shops and checkouts.""Unhealthy options appear to flow freely, flooding high streets, shops and checkouts."

Should eating be banned on trains and buses? - Wales Online

New rules should also include extrending the sugar tax, only selling healthy food at sporting events and capping the calorie count at restaurants New rules should also include extrending the sugar tax, only selling healthy food at sporting events and capping the calorie count at restaurants

Eating should be banned on public transport, says major new report - Hull Live

England's Chief Medical Officer, Dame Sally Davies, believes the idea would stop kids snacking on fatty and sugary treats England's Chief Medical Officer, Dame Sally Davies, believes the idea would stop kids snacking on fatty and sugary treats

Call for obesity-fighting ban eating on public transport and plain packaging for junk food - Chronicle Live

Read Poor people need affordable healthy food, chief medical officer warns latest on ITV News. All the newsPoor people need to be able to afford healthy foods to tackle obesity, England’s outgoing chief medical officer has said.Dame Sally Davies, who steps down from her role in September, said she is “immensely worried” that it is cheaper for people to eat unhealthy foods.She told BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs there needs to be an environment where it is “easy to take the healthy option”, which means not displaying chocolate and sweets at shop checkouts.

Poor people need affordable healthy food, chief medical officer warns - ITV News

Chief Medical Officer Professor Dame Sally Davies’ latest report considers current and future UK engagement with global health.Chief Medical Officer Professor Dame Sally Davies’ latest report considers current and future UK engagement with global health.

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“Chief medical officer Sally Davies wants eating and drinking prohibited on all forms of public transport. The prospect of a train journey into London without a bag of Nice ‘n Spicy Nik Naks is, quite frankly, outrageous.”

Kate Robbins on Twitter: "Chief medical officer Sally Davies wants eating and drinking prohibited on all forms of public transport. The prospect of a train journey into London without a bag of Nice ‘n Spicy Nik Naks is, quite frankly, outrageous."

“CMO Sally Davies has had her - low fat - shredded wheat. Wants to dramatically extend Sugar Tax, ban snacking on public transport (putting it on a par with booze) and says Brexit will cause deaths @cjsnowdon”

Steve Hawkes on Twitter: "CMO Sally Davies has had her - low fat - shredded wheat. Wants to dramatically extend Sugar Tax, ban snacking on public transport (putting it on a par with booze) and says Brexit will cause deaths @cjsnowdon"

“Food ban on local public transport, advertising ban on unhealthy food - Dame Sally Davies on anti-obesity policies https://t.co/D4piPHvgOy”

Hugh Pym on Twitter: "Food ban on local public transport, advertising ban on unhealthy food - Dame Sally Davies on anti-obesity policies https://t.co/D4piPHvgOy"

“Ban eating on public transport to tackle obesity, urges outgoing chief medic ⁦@UKAMREnvoy⁩ https://t.co/pux7bYkRP4”

Jeremy Farrar on Twitter: "Ban eating on public transport to tackle obesity, urges outgoing chief medic ⁦@UKAMREnvoy⁩ https://t.co/pux7bYkRP4"

Crumby medic IMAGINE a nightmarish future society where ­buying biscuits is an act of shame. Where chocolate, by law, is hidden in plain wrappers like cigarettes. Where football grounds have to ban…

Chief Medical Officer Sally Davies lives for taxes, bans and hammering the poor whose diets she abhors – The Sun

There are fears that leaving the EU without a deal in place could hit imports of medicine.There are fears that leaving the EU without a deal in place could hit imports of medicine.

Sally Davies warns of 'lives at risk' in no-deal Brexit

In her final report as England's CMO, Prof Dame Sally Davies urges government and industry to work together to tackle a looming obesity epidemic.In her final report as England's CMO, Prof Dame Sally Davies urges government and industry to work together to tackle a looming obesity epidemic.

Outgoing Chief Medical Officer Calls Time on Obesity

Calls to ban eating on public transport have divided opinion across Britain today after the outgoing chief medical officer proposed the radical move to fight obesity.Calls to ban eating on public transport have divided opinion across Britain today after the outgoing chief medical officer proposed the radical move to fight obesity.

'Nanny-in-chief' Dame Sally Davies says Prime Minister Boris Johnson is WRONG | Daily Mail Online