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Tackling Obesity In Walsall And The UK

EDM number 2732 in 2010-12, proposed by Valerie Vaz on 20/02/2012.

That this House is concerned about the level of obesity in the UK; notes that the UK currently has the highest rate of obesity in the EU; further notes that figures from the Association of Public Health Observatories show the West Midlands to have the highest levels of obese adults at 29 per cent.; welcomes the E-Bal programme with its aim of tackling obesity by enabling people to manage their own energy balance through education, community involvement and the use of innovative technology; encourages community, education and health services to work together to tackle obesity; further welcomes the achievements of the E-Bal programme in Walsall; looks forward to the expansion of the programme across the country; and calls on the Government to take action on the increasing problem of obesity in the UK.

This motion has been signed by a total of 13 MPs.

Valerie Vaz20/02/2012Walsall SouthLabourProposed
David Winnick21/02/2012Walsall NorthLabourSeconded
Kevin Barron21/02/2012Rother ValleyLabourSeconded
Alan Meale21/02/2012MansfieldLabourSeconded
Paul Flynn21/02/2012Newport WestLabourSeconded
Kelvin Hopkins21/02/2012Luton NorthLabourSeconded
Mary Glindon21/02/2012North TynesideLabourSigned
David Simpson23/02/2012Upper BannDUPSigned
Ronnie Campbell23/02/2012Blyth ValleyLabourSigned
Jeremy Corbyn23/02/2012Islington NorthLabourSigned
Virendra Sharma23/02/2012Ealing, SouthallLabourSigned
David Crausby28/02/2012Bolton North EastLabourSigned
William McCrea29/02/2012South AntrimDUPSigned

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