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FOI 2023 09 - Use of Data


Information Requested:

Please find the following FOI, “please provide examples of where you have used data to inform, influence, or challenge government policy within the last five years”.

For example, did PHW play any part in the drive towards and the implementation of the sugar tax (soft drinks industry levy)? Does PHW offer feedback to government (Welsh/UK) in relation to the impact of online gambling, the home food delivery industry, or levels of deprivation etc. 


Information provided for the answer:

Thank you for your recent request dated 09th January 2023.
See attached document which includes the consultations that Public Health Wales have responded to since 2018. 

POLISI Consultations Overview Document

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