Childhood obesity: a plan for action – chapter 2

by Alex Holt | June 25, 2018 2:07 pm

Today, the Government has published the full version of their Childhood obesity: a plan for action chapter 2[1].

We welcome the Government’s bold ambition to halve child obesity by 2030 and are supportive of many of the measures detailed in the plan, specifically:

The majority of the proposed actions are subject to further consultation, so there is still a lot of work to do, and of course there are issues which we would have liked to see included, such as:

However, overall we are encouraged by the plan and look forward to seeing it put into action, and of course we are delighted to see Blackpool Council included as one of the case studies – one of the local authorities we have been pleased to work with on the Local Government Declaration on Healthy Weight and GULP.

Endnotes:
  1. Childhood obesity: a plan for action chapter 2: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/718903/childhood-obesity-a-plan-for-action-chapter-2.pdf

Source URL: http://www.foodactive.org.uk/childhood-obesity-a-plan-for-action-chapter-2/