Early day motion 1101

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That this House welcomes the report by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges calling for an introduction of a 20 per cent tax on the sale of soft drinks and more advice for parents on the costs of high calorie food; notes the 10 point plan recommended by the report to reduce the £5.1 billion obesity cost to the NHS; recognises that the soft drink industry must take responsibility for the effect of its products on the nation's health; and calls on the Government to take immediate action by introducing a tax on soft drinks and legislation to reduce the amount of sugar, salt and fat in food and drinks.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 28.02.2013
Clark, Katy Labour Party North Ayrshire and Arran 27.02.2013
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 26.02.2013
Dobbin, Jim Labour Party Heywood and Middleton 27.02.2013
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 26.02.2013
Francis, Hywel Labour Party Aberavon 05.03.2013
Galloway, George Respect Bradford West 28.02.2013
Hancock, Mike Liberal Democrats Portsmouth South 04.03.2013
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 27.02.2013
Lucas, Caroline Green Party Brighton Pavilion 05.03.2013
McDonnell, Alasdair Social Democratic and Labour Party Belfast South 27.02.2013
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 26.02.2013
Qureshi, Yasmin Labour Party Bolton South East 27.02.2013
Ritchie, Margaret Social Democratic and Labour Party South Down 27.02.2013
Roy, Lindsay Labour Party Glenrothes 21.03.2013
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 27.02.2013
Sharma, Virendra Labour Party Ealing Southall 27.02.2013
Vaz, Keith Labour Party Leicester East 26.02.2013
Vaz, Valerie Labour Party Walsall South 12.03.2013