Oireachtas Joint and Select Committees
Wednesday, 27 June 2018
Joint Oireachtas Committee on Children and Youth Affairs
Tackling Childhood Obesity: Discussion (Resumed)
Dr. Cliodhna Foley-Nolan:
There is a lot of research in the UK and there is some research here. We cannot measure the intentions of franchises. It is a fact that new planning in proximity to schools is certainly going on. It seems to be another incipient move to capitalise on students in secondary schools when they are let out. There is research in the UK and the US on proximity to schools.