Children: Gaming - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 11:06 am on 23rd May 2019.

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Photo of Baroness Watkins of Tavistock Baroness Watkins of Tavistock Crossbench 11:06 am, 23rd May 2019

My Lords, will the Government carefully consider encouraging NHS innovation to invest, with other independent companies, in developing games to promote healthy lifestyles in children? In particular, there could be a game that would attract children who are prone to obesity associated with mental health problems to get them engaged in health promotion programmes and associated healthy activities—innovative action research rather than pure research.