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Child obesity drive 'stalled by Brexit'

The drive to tackle child obesity has stalled with a raft of measures stuck in Brexit backlog, it is being claimed.

A ban on energy drink sales to under-16s, clearer calorie labelling and a crackdown on junk food advertising were all promised by ministers when they launched the revamped obesity strategy.

But a year on none of the key measures has been introduced in England.

Both Labour and campaigners said it showed progress had stopped - but the government said it was still on track.

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