Fit and Healthy Childhood APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To promote evidence-based discussion and produce reports on all aspects of childhood health and wellbeing including obesity; to inform policy decisions and public debate relating to childhood and to enable communications between interested parties and relevant parliamentarians.

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Recent Documents related to Fit and Healthy Childhood

1. National Child Measurement Programme: childhood obesity
23/11/2020 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: from local authorities with downward trends in childhood obesity

2. Supporting public health: children, young people and families
08/12/2020 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: rea 4: Healthy weight, healthy nutrition . Health visitor s leading to the Healthy Child Programme

3. Food, Poverty, Health and the Environment
02/02/2020 - Inquiry: Food, Poverty, Health and the Environment - Food, Poverty, Health and Environment Committee
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Found: disadvantaged populations and prevent the rise of childhood obesity and the risk of non-communicable diseases

4. Families and healthy weight approaches: qualitative review
24/09/2020 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: achievable t he economic impact of making healthy diet and activity choices must be considered in

5. Supporting public health: children, young people and families
08/12/2020 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: Improving lifestyles . School n urses leading the Healthy Child Programme 5 - 19

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Recent Speeches related to Fit and Healthy Childhood

1. Supermarkets’ Role in Tackling Childhood Obesity
18/03/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: considered the role of supermarkets in tackling childhood obesity.It is a pleasure to serve under - Speech Link
2: could support disadvantaged households in making healthy choices. There are good examples in other countries - Speech Link

2. Childhood Obesity
02/09/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: chapters of the childhood obesity plan and sets out measures to get the nation fit and healthy, protect against - Speech Link
2: Minister agree that tackling obesity, especially childhood obesity, requires more than a few policy headlines - Speech Link
3: at the whole population. I also emphasise the Healthy Start vouchers, a scheme to provide a nutritional - Speech Link

3. Children and Young People: Obesity
17/04/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: class of 30 had seen more junk food adverts than healthy food adverts. Here is what William had to say:“As - Speech Link
2: job of educating to keep people involved, safe and fit, and of trying to get them to engage in participatory - Speech Link
3: Association.I warmly welcomed the Government’s childhood obesity strategy when it was released. It is important - Speech Link

4. National Child Obesity Strategy
26/02/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: data published on progress in delivering our childhood obesity plan will be open to scrutiny. This includes - Speech Link
2: visitors than ever but, as part of that, we have a healthy child programme looking at the prevention and identification - Speech Link
3: year I chaired the Centre for Social Justice’s childhood obesity report. Until then, I had not appreciated - Speech Link

5. Covid-19: Obese and Overweight People
04/06/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: experience. The Government remain committed to halving childhood obesity by 2030 and we are looking at other ways - Speech Link
2: now to be implemented, such as chapter 2 of the childhood obesity plan. What advice is being given to people - Speech Link
3: this area, and we all admire her championing of healthy living. The CMO’s advice is to focus on weight; - Speech Link

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Recent Questions related to Fit and Healthy Childhood
1. Healthy Start Scheme
asked by: Alison Thewliss
27/01/2021
... what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on the uprating of Healthy Start vouchers.

2. Healthy Start Scheme
asked by: Alison Thewliss
26/11/2020
... if he will increase the value of healthy start vouchers.

3. Healthy Start Scheme
asked by: Alison Thewliss
24/11/2020
... what steps he is taking to increase the uptake of healthy start vouchers.

4. Healthy Start Scheme
asked by: Tulip Siddiq
30/11/2020
... what steps the Government is taking to encourage wider uptake of Healthy Start Vouchers among eligible groups.

5. Healthy Start Scheme
asked by: Robert Halfon
15/04/2021
... for what reason data on the uptake of Healthy Start vouchers is no longer publicly available; and if he will make that data available again online ahead of the increase in value of Healthy Start payments in April 2021 to allow local teams to assess their progress in promoting the scheme and increasing uptake.

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6 Current APPG Officers
Baroness Benjamin Portrait
Baroness Benjamin
Co-Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Adam Holloway Portrait
Adam Holloway
Vice Chair
Conservative - Gravesham
Joined: 13th February 2019
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Steve McCabe MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 3509.

Email: mccabes@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Phil Royal, Royal Public Affairs, Glendale, Newton Road, Bovey Tracey, Devon TQ13 9BB. Tel: 07788 422 611

Email: phil.royal@btinternet.com

Secretariat:

Royal Public Affairs acts as the group's secretariat. http://www.royalpa.co.uk/

Benefits in Kind
Date
21 Jan 2021
Source
Royal Public Affairs
Description
Secretariat   From : 21/01/2021 To : 20/01/2022
Value
£16,501
Date
21 Jan 2020
Source
Royal Public Affairs
Description
Secretariat   From : 21/01/2020 To : 20/01/2021
Value
£16,501
Date
29 Jun 2018
Source
Royal Public Affairs
Description
Secretariat   From : 29/06/2018 To : 28/06/2019
Value
£16,501
Date
29 Jun 2017
Source
Royal Public Affairs
Description
Secretariat   From : 29/06/2017 To : 29/06/2018
Value
£16,501
Date
29 Jun 2017
Source
Royal Public Affairs
Description
Secretariat   From : 29/06/2017 To : 28/06/2018
Value
£16,501
Date
9 Jun 2016
Source
Royal Public Affairs
Description
Secretariat   From : 09/06/2016 To : 10/06/2017
Value
£16,501
Date
9 Jun 2016
Source
Royal Public Affairs
Description
Secretariat   From : 09/06/2016 To : 10/06/2016
Value
£16,501
Date
8 Jun 2015
Source
Quorn Foods Ltd
Description
Printing of report.
Value
£1,501
Date
1 Jan 2015
Source
Royal Public Affairs
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£10,501
Financial Benefits Received
Date
27 Nov 2020
Source
MQ Mental Health Research
Value
£12,000
Date
3 Jul 2020
Source
Quorn Foods.
Value
£3,000
Date
12 Mar 2020
Source
Liverpool John Moores University
Value
£10,000
Date
28 Aug 2019
Source
Slimming World
Value
£12,000
Date
4 Jun 2019
Source
University of Bournemouth
Value
£8,000
Date
28 Feb 2019
Source
University of Winchester
Value
£2,000
Date
17 Dec 2018
Source
Play Therapy UK
Value
£5,000
Date
30 Oct 2018
Source
Kingston University
Value
£4,000
Date
23 Oct 2018
Source
Quorn Foods
Value
£5,000
Date
15 Oct 2018
Source
Sheffield Hallam University
Value
£2,000
Date
28 Sep 2018
Source
University of Winchester
Value
£2,000
Date
31 Jul 2018
Source
Quorn Foods
Value
£5,000
Date
20 Jul 2018
Source
Play Therapy UK
Value
£5,000
Date
18 May 2018
Source
National Counselling Society
Value
£5,000
Date
25 Jan 2018
Source
Danone
Value
£10,000
Date
23 Jan 2018
Source
National Counselling Society
Value
£5,000
Date
22 Nov 2017
Source
Water Babies
Value
£2,154
Date
8 Sep 2017
Source
Water Babies Ltd
Value
£5,000
Date
17 Apr 2017
Source
Water Babies
Value
£5,000
Date
7 Mar 2017
Source
Slimming World
Value
£5,000
Date
20 Oct 2016
Source
Slimming World
Value
£5,000
Date
13 Sep 2016
Source
Mytime Active
Value
£2,500
Date
18 May 2016
Source
Waitrose
Value
£5,000
Date
11 Nov 2015
Source
LeapFrog Toys
Value
£4,000
Date
30 Oct 2015
Source
Danone Nutricia
Value
£2,000
Date
16 Oct 2015
Source
Mytime Active
Value
£4,000
Date
9 Oct 2015
Source
Quorn Foods
Value
£3,000
Date
1 Oct 2015
Source
Association of Play Industries
Value
£3,000
Date
31 Jul 2015
Source
Leap Frog Toys
Value
£3,000
Date
19 Jul 2015
Source
Quorn Foods Ltd
Value
£4,000
Date
12 May 2015
Source
Leap Frog Toys Ltd
Value
£3,000
Date
17 Apr 2015
Source
Quorn Foods Ltd
Value
£3,000
Former APPG Officers
Lord Austin of Dudley Portrait
Lord Austin of Dudley
Vice Chair
Non-affiliated - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
Nic Dakin Portrait
Nic Dakin
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Scunthorpe
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Dodds of Duncairn Portrait
Lord Dodds of Duncairn
Vice Chair
Democratic Unionist Party - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Philippa Whitford Portrait
Philippa Whitford
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Central Ayrshire
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
Jim Fitzpatrick Portrait
Jim Fitzpatrick
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Former Member for Poplar and Limehouse
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd January 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Dodds of Duncairn Portrait
Lord Dodds of Duncairn
Vice Chair
Democratic Unionist Party - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Gavin Robinson Portrait
Gavin Robinson
Vice Chair
Democratic Unionist Party - Belfast East
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 3rd June 2016