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Was I right to slag off Henry
Dimbleby´s school dinners scheme?

Telegraph [UK], by James Delingpole

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 7/15/2013 7:44:12 AM

I´ve just had an email from Henry Dimbleby gently upbraiding me for my disobliging blogpost about his plans for school dinners. [Snip] On the one hand I most fervently believe that it is NOT the State´s job to dictate to parents how they bring up their children. Seeking to break the bonds of family is a hallmark of totalitarian regimes, not free societies. So on these grounds, clearly, we should all disapprove of any measures whereby the State--or its agents--tell children what they can and cannot eat at lunchtime. On the other, I think it is absolutely right that

I hope James realizes he´s blown any chance of being invited to the White House to help with the garden or discuss what children should and should not eat. /s


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