MPs call for childhood obesity plan to promote exercise

Source: EDUCatering

Date: 19-October-2017

A group of cross-party MPs have called on the Government to change the childhood obesity plan to place a greater focus on the importance of exercise to reduce obesity.

„We need a national campaign to stop the rot,“ said Helen Clark, lead author of the report and former MP for Peterborough. „The excellent Daily Mile campaign pioneered in Scotland by Elaine Wyllie shows what can be done. We now need our Government to pick up the physical activity gauntlet – and not to mince words – RUN WITH IT!“

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