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PUBLIC HEALTH ENGLAND DATA ON OBESITY

That this House is alarmed by data published by Public Health England on 4 February 2014 which reveals that 64 per cent of adults in England and Wales are either obese or overweight; notes that the worst affected area was Copeland, Cumbria with 75.9 per cent of the population above a healthy weight and that even the slimmest authority, Kensington and Chelsea, is 46 per cent overweight; further notes the findings of an earlier study by charity UK Active which suggested that sedentary lifestyles are responsible for 17 per cent of all premature deaths in the UK; recognises that the Government's over-reliance on the Responsibility Deal is limiting its approach to tackling the obesity epidemic; and calls on the Government to set up a cross-departmental working group to maximise the response to obesity before it overwhelms the NHS.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 12.02.2014
Clark, Katy Labour Party North Ayrshire and Arran 12.02.2014
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 11.02.2014
Crausby, David Labour Party Bolton North East 27.02.2014
Galloway, George Respect Bradford West 13.02.2014
Glindon, Mary Labour Party North Tyneside 11.02.2014
Hancock, Mike INDEPENDENT Portsmouth South 24.02.2014
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 24.02.2014
Leech, John Liberal Democrats Manchester Withington 25.02.2014
Long, Naomi Alliance Party Belfast East 26.02.2014
McCrea, Dr William Democratic Unionist Party South Antrim 11.02.2014
McDonnell, Alasdair Social Democratic and Labour Party Belfast South 12.02.2014
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 13.02.2014
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 11.02.2014
Osborne, Sandra Labour Party Ayr Carrick and Cumnock 26.02.2014
Russell, Bob Liberal Democrats Colchester 13.02.2014
Sanders, Adrian Liberal Democrats Torbay 11.02.2014
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 11.02.2014
Simpson, David Democratic Unionist Party Upper Bann 11.02.2014
Vaz, Keith Labour Party Leicester East 10.02.2014
Vaz, Valerie Labour Party Walsall South 03.03.2014