Speakers: Henry Dimbleby, co-founder of the Leon restaurant chain; Steve Brine MP; Diarmid Campbell-Jack, Associate Director for Policy and Research at Ecorys
8 September 2020
All-Party Parliamentary Group on a Fit and Healthy Childhood
‘Child Obesity: Impact of the new measures and beyond’
Chair: Steve McCabe MP
- Henry Dimbleby, co-founder of the Leon restaurant chain and author of the recently-published, Government-commissioned, National Food Strategy that included many recommendations including a call for an expansion of free school meals and holiday hunger schemes.
- Steve Brine MP. When he was a Minister, Steve wrote Theresa May’s Stage Two Obesity Plan that included the sugar tax on soft drinks. He has since said how important it was that the original strategy had been a child obesity strategy.
- Diarmid Campbell-Jack, Associate Director for Policy and Research at Ecorys. Ecorys are currently evaluating Government’s Holiday Activities and Food Programmes 2019 Scheme
As this was a Zoom meeting we are able to share a recording instead of the usual meeting notes.
Order and Timings:
00:00 Steve McCabe MP – Chair’s introduction
03:40 Henry Dimbleby
13:10 Steve Brine MP
23:10 Diarmid Campbell-Jack
35:20 Questions and Discussion
You should also be able to read and follow the chat flow which has further questions and responses.