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Food Products (Marketing to Children) Bill 2007-08

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
Sponsor:
Nigel Griffiths

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Commons

  1. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Commons Bill as introduced - html version 02.04.2008

Summary of the Food Products (Marketing to Children) Bill 2007-08

Under the provisions of the Bill, it would be an offence for a person or organisation to advertise or promote to children food products (including drinks products) which are classified as ‘less healthy’. 

Key areas

  • Introduces a 9pm watershed for television advertising of unhealthy food
  • Introduces significant restrictions on non-broadcast marketing.

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