500 Playgrounds Closed since 2014

From new format Guardian, page 5 of the Journal section; titled, ” Bossy Diet advice won’t fix the NHS. (23.1.2018)
“Entrenched income and health inequality has blighted the UK and divided the country. But poor diet is not the only cause. More than 500 playgrounds have closed since 2014 due to cuts to council budgets, mostly in poorer neighbourhoods. This amounts to a massive failure on the part of government to provide safe, free, outdoor exercise for children. Rather than barking at working-class parents for feeding their kids chips, why not make a fuss about park closures?
Dawn Foster.

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