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Children: Obesity - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 11:22 am on 10th May 2018.

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Photo of Lord Blunkett Lord Blunkett Labour 11:22 am, 10th May 2018

Does the Minister agree that one of the tragedies of the demise of so many Sure Start programmes was that parents were engaged in not just nurturing but understanding what happened to their children, particularly in poor areas where junk food was bought as opposed to learning to cook? Will he put some emphasis on parents being taught how to cook nutritious food, and not just children?