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Debate pack: Childhood obesity strategy

Published Wednesday, January 20, 2016

This debate pack is prepared for the Backbench Business debate on 21 January 2015 on the motion “That this House calls on the Government to bring forward a bold and effective strategy to tackle childhood obesity.” The motion has been tabled by Dr Sarah Wollaston, Chair of the Commons Health Select Committee. The Health Select Committee has held a recent Inquiry into childhood obesity and published its report, Childhood obesity- brave and bold action in November 2015. The Government have said that they will be publishing a new childhood obesity strategy in 2016. This debate pack includes recent press articles, Parliamentary material and links to further reading on childhood obesity.

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Commons Debate packs CDP-2016-0020

Authors: Nikki Sutherland; Sarah Barber

Topics: Health education and preventive medicine, Obesity

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