Society and Culture

Recently proposed advertising bans “are just the tip of a regulatory iceberg”

Len Shackleton writes for 1828

The Prime Minsiter’s latest proposals to restrict commercial free speech by banning  TV and internet advertising for high fat, salt or sugar food and drink ‘are just the tip of a regulatory iceberg’, says Editorial and Research Fellow Len Shackleton.

Writing for 1828, Len argues that “we should have far higher barriers to advertising bans, whether they come from overweight prime ministers or political correct regulators“, such as the overzealous Advertising Standards Agency.

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