Diet and Healthy Weight Consultations

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament on 30 May 2023.

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Photo of Oliver Mundell Oliver Mundell Conservative

It is often easier to ban things and demonise people who are overweight than it is to encourage and empower people to make positive lifestyle choices. With only one in five adults in Scotland eating the recommended five portions of fruit and veg a day—a figure that has remained unchanged since this Parliament was created—what practical steps is the Scottish Government taking to ensure that people who live in Scotland, a food-rich nation, can benefit from affordable local produce, which promotes good health and supports our farmers?