Andy Burnham, Labour MP
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Labour promises to tackle public health issues

Labour's shadow health secretary, Andy Burnham, has said improving public health will be a major priority if Labour wins the general election in May.

In a speech, Mr Burnham said it was time for tough action to protect children and tackle obesity.

Maximum limits would be set on levels of fat, salt and sugar in food specifically marketed to children.

Dominic Hughes reports.

  • 15 Jan 2015
  • From the section Health
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