Sweets are to be BANNED from the checkout, in a crackdown on child obesity 

Sweets and chocolates will be removed from supermarket check-outs and stores will be banned from offering two-for-one deals on junk food, it was reported last night.

So-called 'guilt lanes' are set to be axed over concerns that they provoke children to pester parents for sweets as they prepare to pay.

The proposal will be part of the Government's child obesity strategy, which could also see a 9pm watershed on adverts promoting foods high in sugar and salt from 2020.  

Sweets and chocolates will be removed from supermarket check-outs and stores will be banned from offering two-for-one deals on junk food, it was reported last night

Sweets and chocolates will be removed from supermarket check-outs and stores will be banned from offering two-for-one deals on junk food, it was reported last night

A 'guilt lanes' ban was first mooted in 2013 and was expected to be party of the fish child obesity strategy in August 2016.

However the policy, along with proposed restrictions on adverts, was one of many removed when the strategy was watered down following criticism.

But according to the Telegraph, the Prime Minister will

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