Early day motion 1064

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TACKLING CHILDHOOD OBESITY

That this House welcomes the report Averting A Recipe for Disaster which calls for a food manifesto for the under fives to tackle the growing problem of poor nutrition and obesity in children; notes that an estimated 60 per cent of men and 50 per cent of women could be obese by 2050 if no action is taken; further notes that diet-related illness already costs the NHS nearly £6 billion per year; recognises that as a nation we must improve our children's relationship with food if we are to prevent this obesity epidemic; and calls on the Department for Education to consider implementing the report's recommendations to make cooking in schools compulsory, to extend nutritional advice, free food items and vitamins to more new mothers and to give a free breakfast to every child.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Anderson, David Labour Party Blaydon 28.02.2013
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 13.02.2013
Clark, Katy Labour Party North Ayrshire and Arran 27.02.2013
Crockart, Mike Liberal Democrats Edinburgh West 05.03.2013
Dobbin, Jim Labour Party Heywood and Middleton 26.02.2013
Dodds, Nigel Democratic Unionist Party Belfast North 13.02.2013
Donaldson, Jeffrey Democratic Unionist Party Lagan Valley 27.02.2013
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 12.02.2013
Flynn, Paul Labour Party Newport West 14.02.2013
Galloway, George Respect Bradford West 28.02.2013
George, Andrew Liberal Democrats St Ives 12.02.2013
Glindon, Mary Labour Party North Tyneside 13.02.2013
Hancock, Mike Liberal Democrats Portsmouth South 25.02.2013
Hermon, Lady INDEPENDENT North Down 26.02.2013
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 25.02.2013
Lavery, Ian Labour Party Wansbeck 27.02.2013
Leech, John Liberal Democrats Manchester Withington 13.02.2013
Long, Naomi Alliance Party Belfast East 27.02.2013
McCrea, Dr William Democratic Unionist Party South Antrim 27.02.2013
McDonnell, Alasdair Social Democratic and Labour Party Belfast South 27.02.2013
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 22.03.2013
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 13.02.2013
Morris, Grahame M Labour Party Easington 25.02.2013
Qureshi, Yasmin Labour Party Bolton South East 27.02.2013
Ritchie, Margaret Social Democratic and Labour Party South Down 13.02.2013
Russell, Bob Liberal Democrats Colchester 12.02.2013
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 13.02.2013
Sharma, Virendra Labour Party Ealing Southall 13.02.2013
Simpson, David Democratic Unionist Party Upper Bann 14.02.2013
Vaz, Keith Labour Party Leicester East 12.02.2013
Vaz, Valerie Labour Party Walsall South 25.02.2013
Ward, David Liberal Democrats Bradford East 25.02.2013
Williams, Mark Liberal Democrats Ceredigion 25.02.2013
Williams, Roger Liberal Democrats Brecon and Radnorshire 27.02.2013