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Shops: Food

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 83713, tabled on 1 September 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the effect on small shops of restrictions on where high fat, salt and sugar products can be placed in stores.

Answered on

15 September 2020

A full public consultation and impact assessment has been carried out for the proposal to restrict the promotion of foods high in fat, salt and sugar in stores. This includes an assessment of the impact on small businesses. The Government’s response to the consultation and the impact assessment will be published shortly.