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Dr Tony Webb (born 1945) is an English social scientist and former academic residing in Australia. He is the co-author of several books including Radiation : your health at risk (1980), [1] Food irradiation: The facts (1987) which he wrote with Tim Lang [2] and Radiation and your health (1988). [3] In 1988, Webb toured Australia with Friends of the Earth, speaking in opposition to the irradiation of food. [4]

He currently resides in South Australia, where he was a member of the Citizens' Jury formed to consider the findings of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission in 2016.[ citation needed ] He stood as the Labor party's candidate in the electoral district of Heysen in the 2018 South Australian General Election [5] but was unsuccessful.

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References

  1. Ryle, Claire & Garrison, Jim & Webb, Tony (1980-01-01). Radiation : Your Health at Risk. Radiation & Health Information Service. Archived from the original on 2016-11-19.
  2. Perera, Judith (1987-04-16). New Scientist. p. 45.
  3. "Download Radiation and Your Health By Tony Webb (0948491256) - Books Library Online". www.booklibrary.co. Archived from the original on 2016-11-19. Retrieved 2016-11-19.
  4. "A history of Friends of the Earth, Australia | Friends of the Earth Australia". www.foe.org.au. Retrieved 2016-11-19.
  5. admin (2018-02-13). "Tony Webb – Labor candidate for Heysen". South Australian Election 2018. Retrieved 2018-03-21.