Government and Institutions

Health body in need of serious reform


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Professor Len Shackleton quoted in The Sun

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Christopher Snowdon writes for Yorkshire Post

When Public Health England was set up in 2013, its ‘primary duty’ was ‘to protect the public from infectious diseases and other environmental hazards’. Yet the fight against coronavirus has been led by the Department of Health and the NHS.

Writing for the Yorkshire Post, Christopher Snowdon, IEA Head of Lifestyle Economics, argues that public health agencies should “get back to basics” and wholly focus on “genuine public health issues” rather than squandering taxpayers’ money on lifestyle regulation and nanny state projects.

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