Lifestyle Economics

Nanny state already big enough



Jamie Whyte writes for The Critic

IEA and EPICENTER research referenced in The Telegraph

The Nanny State Index ’23, edited by IEA Head of Lifestyle Economics Christopher Snowdon and compiled be EPICENTER, has been referenced in The Daily Telegraph.

The article reads:

“Last week. the think tank the Institute of Economic Affairs declared the UK one of the most draconian countries for restrictions on food and drink.

“The ‘nanny state index’ ranked the UK the second most restrictive country in Europe, as a result of the sugar tax on soft drinks and restrictions on marketing of food to children.

“A delayed ban on ‘buy one get one free’ offers for unhealthy food is due to come into force this autumn, while restrictions on TV and online adverts for junk food have been scheduled for 2025.”

Read the full article here.

Find out more about the Nanny State Index 2023 here.