Deidre Brock – 2016 Parliamentary Question to the Department of Health

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Deidre Brock on 2016-09-15.

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to implement his Department’s plans on childhood obesity.

Nicola Blackwood

The Department is confident our world leading plan, Childhood Obesity: A Plan for Action, will make a real difference to obesity rates in this country.

The Government is currently consulting on the soft drinks industry levy and a broad sugar reduction programme has been launched.

The Department will continue to work with the National Health Service, local authorities and other partners as we move into the delivery phase of the plan.