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EDM number 769 in 2012-13, proposed by Keith Vaz on 26/11/2012.
Categorised under the topic of Health education and preventive medicine.

That this House is alarmed at a recent report by the Chief Medical Officer for England that suggests that deaths from liver disease amongunder 65s have risen by 20 per cent between 2000 and 2009 to reach 10,850 deaths a year; notes that the increase in liver disease is closely related to obesity and its associated condition of high blood pressure; further notes that there is a high increase in levels of obesity amongst children and young adults, a major factor of diabetes which affects an estimated 3.7 million in the UK, including 850,000 who have type 2 diabetes but do not yet know; and calls on the Department of Health to take urgent action to prevent diabetes and liver disease through a national campaign to raise awareness about the dangers posed by obesity.

This motion has been signed by a total of 26 MPs.

Keith Vaz26/11/2012Leicester EastLabourProposed
Peter Bottomley26/11/2012Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
Jim Shannon27/11/2012StrangfordDUPSeconded
Alan Meale27/11/2012MansfieldLabourSeconded
Mark Durkan27/11/2012FoyleSocial Democratic and Labour PartySeconded
Virendra Sharma27/11/2012Ealing, SouthallLabourSeconded
Lady Hermon27/11/2012North DownIndependentSigned
Jeremy Corbyn27/11/2012Islington NorthLabourSigned
Ronnie Campbell28/11/2012Blyth ValleyLabourSigned
Michael Crockart28/11/2012Edinburgh WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Katy Clark28/11/2012North Ayrshire and ArranLabourSigned
Andrew George28/11/2012St IvesLiberal DemocratSigned
Jim Dobbin28/11/2012Heywood and MiddletonLabourSigned
John McDonnell28/11/2012Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSigned
William McCrea28/11/2012South AntrimDUPSigned
Kelvin Hopkins28/11/2012Luton NorthLabourSigned
David Simpson28/11/2012Upper BannDUPSigned
Margaret Ritchie28/11/2012South DownSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Nigel Dodds29/11/2012Belfast NorthDUPSigned
Mike Hancock30/11/2012Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Lindsay Roy30/11/2012GlenrothesLabourSigned
John Leech03/12/2012Manchester, WithingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Stephen Williams04/12/2012Bristol WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Hywel Francis05/12/2012AberavonLabourSigned
Steve Rotheram05/12/2012Liverpool, WaltonLabourSigned
Yasmin Qureshi11/12/2012Bolton South EastLabourSigned

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