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In the media – politicians and food choices

Richard McIlwain, Chief Executive of the Vegetarian Society.

Richard McIlwain, CEO of the Vegetarian Society, asked to give comment on Boris Johnson column.

We were approached by Matt Withers of the New European for a comment on an article Boris Johnson had written for the Daily Mail about Keir Starmer and vegetarianism.

Following an item the Daily Mail published recently we gave the following comment to the New European.

“Richard McIlwain, Chief Executive, the Vegetarian Society commented: “Having a prime minister of any political party who chooses not to eat meat would in fact be a great step forward, in particular for a younger voting generation, many of whom are choosing to cut back on meat or go meat-free altogether due, in part, to environmental concerns. And you can still back British Farming and be a vegetarian, after all who grows all the cereals, fruit and vegetables we eat?”

Read the New European article.

The Sun & the Daily Mail

Last May we were also approached by the Sun to give a comment on Keir Starmer and his food choices. The Sun included our quote and then the Daily Mail also featured the story and quote.

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