Health: Chief Medical Officer’s Recommendations - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 2:44 pm on 21st January 2019.

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Photo of Baroness Jolly Baroness Jolly Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson (Health) 2:44 pm, 21st January 2019

My Lords, I think we all recognise the importance of the CMO’s report and her recommendation that local government is supported to encourage healthier living through preventive health programmes. When funding given to councils for such preventive strategies is being cut by 4% under the long-term plan, how do the Government propose to honour the suggestions outlined in her report?