Breaking: China’s Social Credit Score Comes to Western Countries…

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is ready to launch the communist China-style social credit score app; families will receive rewards based on government-approved choices in the grocery store.

The supposedly Conservative government will launch the app to monitor the spending habits of families at supermarkets in the UK. If “healthier” options are chosen, such as fruits and vegetables or those who engage in exercise, “loyalty points” will be rewarded in the app, which translates to discounts and other incentives.

“There is a whole team in Downing Street working on this, and the Prime Minister thinks that we simply cannot go on as before and that we must now tackle it head-on,” a White Hall source told The Telegraph.

“He has been on a very rigorous diet and exercise programme, and it is likely he will play a leading role in fronting this whole campaign.”

Lord Stevens, the outgoing head of the NHS, said the socialised healthcare system in the UK would be weighed down in the future if the government fails to tackle rising obesity.

“The layers of the onion… stretch out to things that are obviously beyond a healthcare system’s direct control, including the obesogenic food environment that children and poorer communities are exposed to.

“Countries, where more than half the population are overweight, have had ten times more Covid death,” Lord Stevens noted.

While some have criticized the nanny state mentality of the government, the program is compared to China’s social credit score, in which they track citizen’s habits, giving positive points for purchasing diapers and taking away points for buying alcohol. Tens of millions of China’s citizens have been barred from traveling due to low scores.

Political commentator Calvin Robinson wrote in response to the idea of tracking supermarket spending: “The party of small state and privacy has become the party of nanny state interventionism. For shame.

“The Conservative Party needs new leadership.”

Johnson pledged a review of “sin stealth taxes” and promised to end the “continuing creep of the nanny state” as a candidate for the Tory Party leadership two years ago.

“It’s time to take a proper look at the continuing creep of the nanny state and the impact it has on hardworking families across Britain.

“The recent proposal for a tax on milkshakes seems to me to clobber those who can least afford it.

“If we want people to lose weight and live healthier lifestyles, we should encourage people to walk, cycle, and generally do more exercise. Rather than just taxing people more, we should look at how effective the so-called ‘sin taxes’ really are, and if they actually change behaviour,” Mr. Johnson had said.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson had shifted his position on government intrusion into personal mattes since he blamed his weight for the difficulties when he contracted the coronavirus last year.

Mr. Johnson has governed in a more authoritarian manner, particularly during the coronavirus crisis with some of the strictest lockdown measures in the world.

Last month, the government announced that “new laws will ban the advertising of food high in fat, sugar or salt (HFSS) on television and online before 9 p.m. when children are most likely to see them.”

This month a government-backed review also called for increased taxes on sugar and salt, ostensibly to reduce obesity. Critics have warned that the taxes will merely punish the poor as they are less likely to purchase healthier alternatives.

The review went on to say that Britons should seek out “alternative” sources of protein in place of eating meat, including consuming lab-grown meat, which they claimed was better for the environment.

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