2013 TROUGHER OF THE YEAR Boyd Swinburn aka Boyd SwingeburnÂ has emerged from the trough and is now complaining to all and sundry that scientists (i.e. him) are under attack.
Heâs saying that âscientists that represent the voice of the public in policy making are being shouted down by large commercial interests and their views suppressed by attack campaignsâ.
Nice to see that Boyd Swingeburn thinks heâs the âvoice of the publicâ.
Maybe itâs the rarified air heâs sucked into his lungs at Lake Como, Italy that instilled in him the view that heâs the voice of the people.
He then bangs on about âa blanket of suppression is insidiously descending on the voices for public healthâ.
Maybe those voices are actually calling for accountability of the millions and millions of taxpayer dollars being hoovered up sending Boyd Swingeburn and his troughing mates on flash overseas holidays junkets conferences.
Now as the âvoice of the peopleâ Boyd Swingeburn is attacking the Government, saying Tony Ryall dismissed a letter from so-called public health experts upset that thereâs an industry representative â former MP and head of the Food & Grocery Council Katherine Rich, on the Health Promotion Agency (HPA). Â Â Read more »