The Healthwatch Debate 2016 : Sugar and tax
Where: King’s College, Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery – Waterloo Campus Frankin-Wilkins Building, 150 Stamford Street, London SE1 9NH
The 2016 HealthWatch Debate at Kings’: “This house believes sugar is harmful, so ALL sugary foods should be taxed, not just soft drinks.”
HealthWatch UK is a charity that has been promoting science and integrity in medicine since 1991. Its annual debate takes place on Monday 23 May at King’s College London, Franklin-Wilkins Building, Waterloo Campus, London SE1 9EH.
Comedian Robin Ince will chair a panel of four eminent health speakers who will debate the proposition.
Audience members will be asked to vote on the proposition both before and after the debate.
Panel members are:
– Dr Aseem Malhotra, Honorary Consultant Cardiologist, Lister Hospital Stevenage, and Advisor to the National Obesity Forum
– Dr Carwyn Rhys Hooper, Institute of Medical and Biomedical Education, St George’s, University of London
– Professor Richard Tiffin, Professor of Applied Economics, University of Reading.
– David A Bender, Emeritus Professor of Nutritional Biochemistry, University College London
18.30 onwards – arrival and registration
19.00 – 20.15 – debate
HealthWatch UK, the charity est. 1991