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Health: Malnutrition

Volume 715: debated on Monday 7 December 2009

Question

Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the level of child malnutrition in the United Kingdom. [HL50]

The most recent figures for levels of child malnutrition show that in the year 2008-09, there were 205 hospital admissions for children aged 0 to 17 with malnutrition.