The UK is thinking about banning food and drink on public transport. The is to ban eating and drinking on trains and buses. It is not with people. They say governments should not control people can eat and drink on public transport. Many people said it is an of the UK becoming a " state" - a that wants to control people's . The UK's Chief Medical Officer said the plan was to help halve obesity in children by 2030. It is also to help people make healthier choices.
The medical said there are two times more schoolchildren today than 30 years ago. She said: "Today's children are drowning in a of unhealthy food and drink options." She said this is made because children do not get exercise. She added: "We must go and faster." The UK also wants a ban on food at soccer games. Many are angry. A nurse said the transport ban would make her life worse. She said: "I often work 12 hours without a and I need a sandwich on the train on my way from work."