Political correctness has gone seriously wrong and now David Cameron’s government has shows just how stupid they can sometimes be.
They have just authorised teachers to become food stasi, with the right to inspect kids lunch boxes, and confiscate food they deem unhealthy.
This totally overrides parental responsibility, I can’t imagine what they will try next?
Teachers can lawfully “confiscate, keep or destroy” unhealthy snacks in children’s school lunch boxes, a Government minister has said.
Lord Nash, an education minister, said that the child in question and a second member of staff should be present during the search. Parents must also be warned that the searches might take place.
The peer was answering question in the House of Lords about the powers that “teachers in the state sector have to inspect children’s lunch boxes and to confiscate items that they deem unsuitable”.
Lord Nash said it was up to school governors “whether to ban certain products to promote healthy eating. Read more »