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Food Products (Marketing to Children) Bill

Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)

Originated in the House of Commons, Session 2007-08

Last updated: 30 October 2008 at 18:59

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Long title

A Bill to make provision about the advertising, marketing and promotion of food and drink products to children; and for connected purposes


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.


Nigel Griffiths
Edinburgh South

Current version of the Bill

Bill as introduced - html version
2 April 2008

Bill passage

Bill started in the House of Commons
1st reading
Committee stage
Report stage
3rd reading
Bill in the House of Lords
1st reading
2nd reading
Committee stage
Report stage
3rd reading
Final stages
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