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Obesity: Devolution

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 112092, tabled on 5 November 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans his Department has to work collaboratively with the administrations in (a) Scotland, (b) Wales and (c) Northern Ireland to reduce the prevalence of obesity.

Answered on

30 December 2020

Ministers and officials in the Department have regular discussions with their counterparts in the devolved administrations on improving the health and wellbeing of the nation, including on reducing obesity. Discussions include domestic strategies and the delivery of United Kingdom-wide measures in our obesity strategy, such as front of pack nutrition labelling on food and drink.