Another fat-headed exercise

Read Mick Hume in The Times (London) on why he refused to let his child be weighed by the UK government’s health police.

Mick Hume

Mick Hume
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Wednesday 6 August

‘It appears my wife and I have upset the government, as part of the small minority of parents who refused to have our 11-year-old child weighed and measured in school last term. The authorities worry that it was the parents of fat children who opted out. Or it could have been parents like us, who object to being conscripted into a fat-headed crusade against child obesity that is heavy on political intrusion and light on proven effectiveness…’

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