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Cws Healthy Eating Campaign

EDM number 1533 in 1994-95, proposed by Ken Purchase on 30/10/1995.

That this House congratulates the Co-operative Wholesale Society on its Healthy Eating Campaign; notes the results of their nationwide survey of 11,000 people - The Plate of the Nation Report - confirming that Britons are currently eating twice as much fatty and sugary food as they should to be healthy, that in the case of children, 11 to 16 year olds, it is nearly three times as much, and that too few fruits, vegetables, potatoes and starch are being eaten for good health; commends the decision of CWS to break ranks with the rest of the food industry to label the fat and calorie content on the front of all products, allowing consumers to make instant comparisons; condemns the Government's decision to axe the Nutrition Task Force - its panel of experts set up to advise and co-ordinate a plan to help people eat more healthily - amid the storm over its controversial leaked report revealing that obesity levels are set to soar by 50 per cent. in the next 10 years; notes that the CWS will be the first retailer to fully back the NTF plans with a commitment to seek to reduce the fat content in its products; endorses its call for co-operation with the rest of the food industry in order to achieve effective action against obesity; and supports the CWS Priority Action Programme on labelling, information and promotion as part of its responsible retailer initiative to carry on where the Government has left off by finding ways to help concerned consumers balance their diet. (Relevant registered interest declared.)

This motion has been signed by a total of 52 MPs.

Ken Purchase30/10/1995Wolverhampton North EastProposed
Barry Sheerman30/10/1995HuddersfieldSigned
Dennis Turner30/10/1995Wolverhampton South EastSigned
Don Touhig30/10/1995IslwynSigned
Mike Gapes30/10/1995Ilford SouthSigned
George Foulkes30/10/1995Carrick, Cumnock and Doon ValleySigned
Ian Davidson30/10/1995Glasgow, GovanSigned
Alf Morris30/10/1995Manchester WythenshaweSigned
Lewis Moonie30/10/1995KirkcaldySigned
Alun Michael30/10/1995Cardiff South & PenarthSigned
John McFall30/10/1995DumbartonSigned
Thomas McAvoy30/10/1995Glasgow, RutherglenSigned
Alan Keen30/10/1995Feltham & HestonSigned
Jon Owen Jones30/10/1995Cardiff CentralSigned
Harry Barnes31/10/1995North East DerbyshireSigned
Terry Davis31/10/1995Birmingham, Hodge HillSigned
Lawrence Cunliffe31/10/1995LeighSigned
Michael Connarty31/10/1995Falkirk EastSigned
David Clelland31/10/1995Tyne BridgeSigned
Bill Michie31/10/1995Sheffield, HeeleySigned
William McKelvey31/10/1995Kilmarnock & LoudounSigned
Lynne Jones31/10/1995Birmingham, Selly OakSigned
Barry Jones31/10/1995Alyn & DeesideSigned
Eric Illsley31/10/1995Barnsley CentralSigned
John Heppell31/10/1995Nottingham EastSigned
Joan Ruddock31/10/1995Lewisham, DeptfordSigned
Ernie Ross31/10/1995Dundee WestSigned
Colin Pickthall31/10/1995West LancashireSigned
John McAllion31/10/1995Dundee EastSigned
Richard Burden01/11/1995Birmingham, NorthfieldSigned
Paddy Tipping01/11/1995SherwoodSigned
Tony Banks01/11/1995Newham North WestSigned
Mike Hall01/11/1995Warrington SouthSigned
Norman Godman01/11/1995Greenock and Port GlasgowSigned
John Cummings01/11/1995EasingtonSigned
Jean Corston01/11/1995Bristol EastSigned
Ian McCartney01/11/1995MakerfieldSigned
Andrew MacKinlay01/11/1995ThurrockSigned
Glenda Jackson01/11/1995Hampstead & HighgateSigned
Peter Hardy01/11/1995WentworthSigned
Gordon Prentice01/11/1995PendleSigned
Peter Pike01/11/1995BurnleySigned
David Hanson01/11/1995DelynSigned
Ken Livingstone02/11/1995Brent EastSigned
Keith Bradley02/11/1995Manchester, WithingtonSigned
John Evans02/11/1995St Helens NorthSigned
Llin Golding02/11/1995Newcastle-under-LymeSigned
John Gunnell02/11/1995Leeds South and MorleySigned
Michael Clapham06/11/1995Barnsley West & PenistoneSigned
Win Griffiths07/11/1995BridgendSigned
Janet Anderson07/11/1995Rossendale & DarwenSigned
Mike Watson07/11/1995Glasgow CentralSigned

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