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Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN HL2146, tabled on 3 March 2020

To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they have taken to promote the benefits of walking.

Answered on

17 March 2020

Public Health England (PHE) has produced a range of evidence and guidance materials to promote the benefits of walking. PHE’s One You campaign launched the free Active 10 brisk walking app designed to encourage adults to undertake more physical activity by simply going for a brisk 10-minute walk. The app was relaunched in December 2019 to align with the new United Kingdom Chief Medical Officers’ guidelines that every minute of physical activity counts and provides health benefits.