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MPs debate the childhood obesity strategy

18 January 2016

On Thursday 21 January MPs took part in a debate on a motion relating to the childhood obesity strategy. This debate was scheduled by the Backbench Business Committee following a bid from Dr Sarah Wollaston.

This debate was opened by Dr Sarah Wollaston, Conservative MP for Totnes.

Text of the motion

'That this House calls on the Government to bring forward a bold and effective strategy to tackle childhood obesity'

Backbench Business Committee

The Backbench Business Committee meets weekly on Tuesdays to consider requests for debates from any backbench Members of Parliament on any subject.

The Committee then has to decide how to allocate the limited Parliamentary time it has at its disposal. The Committee's meetings are always conducted in public and can be watched on Parliament TV.

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