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Volume 458: debated on Tuesday 13 March 2007

21. To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps she is taking to tackle obesity in adults and children. (126791)

We are totally committed to tackling obesity, working in partnership nationally and locally. We have set ourselves a public service agreement target to halt the year on year rise in obesity among children aged under 11 by 2010 in the context of a broader strategy to tackle obesity in the population as a whole.