Early day motion 1146

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SUGAR AND DIABETES

That this House is alarmed by the recent study published in the scientific journal PLOS ONE, that identifies sugar as a predictor of diabetes separately from obesity; notes that the study examined the availability of sugar and diabetes rates from 175 countries worldwide over the last decade, finding that the more sugar available in a country the greater the incidence of diabetes; further notes the study found that for every extra 150 calories available from all sources the prevalence of diabetes rose by 0.1 per cent but for every extra 150 calories from sugar then prevalance rose by 1.1 per cent; recognises the need to address the growing diabetes epidemic in the UK; and calls on the Department of Health to respond to the report by re-evaluating the toxicity of sugar.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Bottomley, Peter Conservative Party Worthing West 05.03.2013
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 07.03.2013
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 06.03.2013
Crausby, David Labour Party Bolton North East 10.04.2013
Dobbin, Jim [R] Labour Party Heywood and Middleton 07.03.2013
Dodds, Nigel Democratic Unionist Party Belfast North 07.03.2013
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 06.03.2013
Flynn, Paul Labour Party Newport West 07.03.2013
Galloway, George Respect Bradford West 11.03.2013
Glindon, Mary Labour Party North Tyneside 22.03.2013
Hermon, Lady INDEPENDENT North Down 13.03.2013
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 06.03.2013
Lavery, Ian [R] Labour Party Wansbeck 14.03.2013
Leech, John Liberal Democrats Manchester Withington 12.03.2013
McCrea, Dr William Democratic Unionist Party South Antrim 12.03.2013
McDonnell, Alasdair Social Democratic and Labour Party Belfast South 12.03.2013
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 13.03.2013
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 06.03.2013
Qureshi, Yasmin Labour Party Bolton South East 18.03.2013
Ritchie, Margaret Social Democratic and Labour Party South Down 05.03.2013
Roy, Lindsay Labour Party Glenrothes 21.03.2013
Sanders, Adrian Liberal Democrats Torbay 11.03.2013
Sharma, Virendra Labour Party Ealing Southall 12.03.2013
Vaz, Keith Labour Party Leicester East 05.03.2013
Ward, David Liberal Democrats Bradford East 18.03.2013
Williams, Mark Liberal Democrats Ceredigion 18.03.2013
Woodward, Shaun Labour Party St Helens South and Whiston 12.03.2013