Mark Littlewood writes for The Times

Mark Littlewood, Director General at the Institute of Economic Affairs has written for The Times on Public Health England.

The concept of “public health” has been stretched to breaking point. It has morphed away from tackling threats to the public at large, through vaccination or mitigating environmental risks, to simply meaning the aggregation of private health outcomes. 

While some of the trivial demands of Public Health England are best met with a sigh and a rolling of the eyes, others risk causing meaningful economic damage. It is now in effect demanding an overall cut in the British food supply by 20 per cent.

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