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No the Sugar Tax won’t solve the obesity problem

This is the fourth blog I have done about obesity this year so you might think I am obsessed. You would be right. As the saying goes ‘obesity is the new tobacco’. Obesity is a killer either directly or by … Continue reading

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Ban the Van call to tackle Childhood Obesity in Liverpool

This is how Coca-Cola promoted its fizzy sugary drinks last year Today the Government has produced a childhood obesity strategy which is not a strategy or even a wish list of things that can be done. It can best be … Continue reading

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More powers needed for councils to tackle childhood obesity

Part of the kitchen we need to keep our children way from!! This is the speech I have made today as the spokesperson at the LGA for Public Health. Child Obesity is a real problem for Liverpool as it is … Continue reading

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The need for a public health movement in England

A little of this stuff is great. Too much damages your health! On Wednesday it was a real privilege to be at, never mind chair, the annual public health conference for England. The meeting was composed of Directors of Public … Continue reading

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Tackling the obesity crisis in Liverpool

Since 1st September I have been the Lib Dem spokesperson for Health and Social Care at the Local Government Assaociation. I took the job because I believe that this is one of the most crucial areas of concern both for … Continue reading

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