Panel: Bye Buy Childhood


The Mothers’ Union is campaigning to allow children to grow up free from excessive commercial pressures. This session looks at practical ideas to help parents and children to be aware of the pressures and take action. In association with Mothers’ Union.

Reg Bailey is the first male chief executive of Mothers’ Union in the organisation’s 130-year history. Formerly the CEO of Danish Bacon plc and Del Monte Foods International, and with a background in biochemistry, he has a three-decade career in changing perceptions of struggling brands. Rachel Aston is the social policy officer for Mothers’ Union, where she focuses on the Bye Buy Childhood campaign. She has worked in the voluntary sector for over a decade, including at projects supporting young people and adults with multiple needs, and as a church youth worker.

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