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National Assembly for Wales Economy Infrastructure and Skills Committee: Electric Vehicle Charging in Wales

The National Assembly for Wales Economy Infrastructure and Skills committee has launched a call for written evidence to inform their inquiry on electric vehicle charging in Wales.

The call for evidence welcomes views on understanding the current charging infrastructure in Wales, how the infrastructure needs to develop, and whether the electricity grid is able to deal with a significant increase in electric vehicle charging infrastructure.

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Department for Health and Social Care: Ending the sale of energy drinks to children

The Department for Health and Social Care has launched a consultation which seeks views on a proposed ban on selling energy drinks to children. It also asks for views on:

  • what products should be included in any restrictions
  • what age limit a ban should apply to
  • whether sales of energy drinks from vending machines should be restricted
  • whether there are any changes that would be more appropriate than a ban on sales to children or that could be applied as well as a ban
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Scottish Government: Improving Scotland’s diet

The Scottish Government has launched a consultation on restrictions on the promotion and marketing of “discretionary foods” such as cakes, confectionery and savoury snacks. The consultation proposes that restrictions would be introduced for the location of products in-store, the promotion of value, shelf-edge displays and signage, upselling, and having branded chillers and floor display units. The consultation also proposes to restrict multi-buy price promotions, however, price marked packs would still be allowed.

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