Body Image and Mental Health

Part of Exiting the European Union (Transport) – in the House of Commons at 3:07 pm on 23rd July 2019.

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Photo of Ruth Jones Ruth Jones Labour, Newport West 3:07 pm, 23rd July 2019

I thank my right hon. Friend for making such a positive speech in this important debate. Does he believe that social media and advertising have a significant impact on young people, and does he agree that the Government need to take more vigorous steps to ensure that young people are protected from images that can lead them to form negative views of their own body?