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Junk Food Advertising Ban Targeting

Questions to the Mayor of London – answered on 2nd March 2020.

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Photo of Andrew Boff Andrew Boff Conservative

Please can you confirm who the Junk Food Advertising ban is intended to target?

Photo of Sadiq Khan Sadiq Khan Mayor of London

London’s restrictions on the advertising of food and drink high in fat, salt or sugar are aimed at reducing children’s exposure to advertisements for ‘less healthy’ food and drink that contribute to child obesity in London. The junk food ban was one of the commitments from my London Food Strategy.