In response to Dame Sally Davies’ proposal to outlaw food on public transport to tackle obesity, Alan Sokal argues it is the nanny state gone bonkers, while Nick Chadwick sees the plan as unworkable
Dame Sally Davies’ proposal to ban eating on public transport (Report, 10 October) is the latest example of a nanny state gone bonkers.
Because Davies thinks (rightly) that some people eat unhealthy quantities of food, she proposes to prohibit all of us – even those who are physically fit – from eating while on the tube or bus.
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