Obesity: Children

Department of Health written question – answered on 12th December 2017.

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Photo of Chris Ruane Chris Ruane Shadow Minister (Wales)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the level of childhood obesity was in each region of England in each year for which data is available and what estimate he has made of the levels of childhood obesity in each of the next five years.

Photo of Steve Brine Steve Brine The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health

Data on the level of childhood obesity in each region of England can be found in the attached documents ‘Obesity Prevalence in Reception’ and ‘Obesity Prevalence in Year 6’.

No estimate of the levels of childhood obesity in each of the next five years has been made.

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